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Likes: Steady work and a good, clean diet

Dislikes: Bureaucracy

Favorite Food: Yemeni Jachnun

Favorite Quote: “…If you’re going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone with the gods, and the nights will flame with fire. You will ride life straight to perfect laughter. It’s the only good fight there is.”

Daniel Nissenbaum is an acclaimed trumpet player and composer from Philadelphia, PA. He has performed with such luminaries as Donald Byrd, Marcus Miller, Darlene Love and Stevie Van Zandt. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Daniel has toured throughout the US, Europe and Scandinavia performing a variety of pop, blues and original jazz music. As a composer, he has been employed by Chicken and Egg Productions, a documentary production company based in NYC, as well as Nickelodeon. He has also worked as a music supervisor and composer for numerous other projects under the auspices of Judith Helfand, an award-winning documentary film maker producer. He was recently a featured trumpet soloist and section member on Stevie Van Zandt’s latest record “Soulfire” and has since released his own record as a leader, “Bismuth” on iTunes, Amazon and a variety of other digital outlets.

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