Sun Jun 09 | Jazz Brunch | Organic Oasis | Noon – 2 pm
Cover charge - table reservation is highly recommended ! (907) 277-7882
Dan and his trio kicks off the weekly brunch at our hub Organic Oasis. Hear music from Dan’s new CD !
Sat Jun 22 | Downtown Solstice Festival | 4th Ave | 3 pm – 6 pm
Dan McElrath and friends for some very catchy music making at our Downtown annex. Sponsored by Anchorage Downtown Partnership
Dan McElrath’s Bio:
Dan McElrath is a graduate of the Furman University School of Music. He has performed for the past 30 years in venues across America covering a wide range of musical styles from gospel to contemporary jazz. Recently the Dan Mac Quintet has recorded CD’s with vocalists Cat Coward (Out of the Bag-2007), Katie Strock (DanKa-2008) and Voni K (So Nice-2008) all of which can be found on iTunes. In 2010 Dan performed with trupetist Yngvil Vatn Guttu on her new release “Plan B” as well as with saxophonist Rick Zelinsky on his just released CD “Rick Zelinsky LIVE” (2010). On 12/1/2010 Dan released a bass/piano duet Christmas CD with bassist Ray Booker entitled “An Alyeskan Christmas”. During 2011 The Dan Mac Quintet toured Alaska with his most recent CD “Ajazzka” which is a musical jazz mosaic of Alaska composed and performed by pianist Dan McElrath. Dan recently was contracted as Music Director for the world premiere of a new musical by Sanders & Sanders entitled the Gold Rush Girls running through the month of August 2012 at Cyranos Playhouse in Anchorage, Alaska. This will be followed by his next jazz tour with bassist Milo Matthews, Portland jazz guitarist Mike Doolin and drummer Cameron Cartland in September of 2012!
In May 2012 Dan’s original jazz composition “Smile Sayulita Smile” was nominated for Best Alaska Jazz Composition 2012
For more information about Dan and his music please check him out at www.reverbnation.com/danmcelrath and www.danmacjazz.net