Dan Schwartz

 
 

Music

The Neighborhood Trio

by The Neighborhood Trio

Released 2011
Peacefire
Released 2011
Peacefire
Dan Schwartz - Acoustic Steel Guitar
Steve Roehm - Vibraphone
Brian Roessler - Double Bass
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The Trio's unique instrumentation (vibes, steel, upright bass) brings a sound that is ethereal and groovy. They blend pop and soul influences with roots and jazz to bring a fresh take on tunes that fit perfectly with a dry martini.

Next Stop

by New Roots Duo

Released 2010
Peacefire
Released 2010
Peacefire
Dan Schwartz - Acoustic Steel Guitar
Ben Woolman - Baritone Guitar

Roots Run Deep

by New Roots Duo

Released 2008
Peacefire
Released 2008
Peacefire
Dan Schwartz - Acoustic Steel Guitar
Ben Woolman - Baritone Guitar

All compositions written by Daniel W Schwartz and Benjamin Woolman ©2007 (BMI) except Red River Valley.
NOTES
Finger-style guitarists Ben Woolman and Dan Schwarz traded in their traditional guitars for an acoustic baritone and lap-steel guitar, and the result was a new kind of acoustic music that seemed to grow organically out of these strangely paired instruments. By turns fiery and meditative, their first album was, we hope, a hint of even greater things to come.

Produced by Dan Schwartz and Ben Woolman
Mixed and mastered by Tim Snow at Lighthouse Records, …
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Dan Schwartz

by Dan Schwartz

Released 2002
Peacefire
Released 2002
Peacefire
"Schwartz’s sophomore CD is an all-over-the-map exploration of funk, jazz and acoustic music that should sing live. The new CD shows off his versatility, placing the Minneapolis finger-style guitarist square in the spotlight." — St. Paul Pioneer Press
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This self-titled CD is Dan’s third independent release, and his first collection of songs in five years. This recording follows the 1999 collection of solo guitar compositions, American Finger-style Guitar - Circa 1999, and his 1997 debut, The Art of Making Fire - an album which earned him a nomination for “guitarist of the Year” by the Minnesota Music Academy. Stepping away from the spacious, acoustic guitar driven production of his debut album, this new self-titled CD …
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American Finger-Style Guitar circa 1999

by Various Artists

Released 1999
Peacefire
Released 1999
Peacefire
A collection of contemporary compositions for solo acoustic guitar featuring: Bill Brenckle, Michael Gruber, Matthew Schroeder, Dan Schwartz, and Benjamin Woolman.

The Art of Making Fire

by Dan Schwartz

Released 1997
Peacefire
Released 1997
Peacefire
The 10 tracks on this recording contain a range of dynamics from spacious solo acoustic guitar compositions (including a beautiful slide guitar arrangement of John Lennon's "Imagine") to organically rhythmic songs.
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“...artist on the verge of a major breakthrough—Dan Schwartz . His release THE ART OF MAKING FIREwill undoubtedly place him among the likes of Shawn Colvin and David Wilcox.”
— Fingerstyle Guitar

Dan Schwartz delivers a collection of compositions with the power and sensibility one would expect from a veteran, yet with the emotion of a young artist who has something to say, and nothing to lose.

The 10 tracks on this recording contain a range of …
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