About

Daniel Marcus is a musician, songwriter and producer. His instruments include acoustic and electric guitar, electric slide, and mandolin, all of which can be heard on his recent album, My Street. Daniel appreciates a wide variety of musical styles, but has a special fondness for rock, folk and american roots music. He received a BA in Music from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Jazz Performance from California Institute of the Arts.

Now based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Daniel has lived in various cities across the country, most recently in Brooklyn, New York, where he lived for ten years. There, Daniel was a founding member of the group Crescent and Frost, whose music was described as “sweet songcraft” by The Washington Post and “an acoustic music joy” by the Pittsburgh City Paper.

With the release of his first solo record, My Street, Daniel proudly steps into the spotlight not only as a songwriter and guitarist, but as a singer as well. With the release of his first solo record, My Street, Daniel proudly steps into the spotlight not only as a songwriter and guitarist, but as a singer as well. Written and recorded over the course of two years, the songs on My Street range from barn burning rockers to delicate folk ballads. You can hear the influences of some of Daniel’s favorite artists, including Neil Young, Gillian Welch, Tim Obrien, Paul Simon, Tom Petty, and Bonnie Raitt.

He has had the food fortune to play with a host of talented musicians, including Norah Jones, Heather Masse, Jefferson Hamer, Rick Moranis, Todd Livingston, Claire Burson, Emily Pinkerton, Vicky Emerson, Joe Whyte, Ana Egge, Mary and the Strays, Matt Keating, Megan Palmer, Annie Keating, Rebecca Fanye, Kiara Bianco, Carter Wooed, Faye Carrol, Luther Wright and the Wrongs, Tyler Grant, and Ross Martin. Currently Daniel teaches music at Winchester Thurston School. He looks forward to making more records, playing with more great musicians, and continuing to grow as an artist.