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Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, University of Illinois and Northwestern University. Before finishing college, Dan spent two years living in Germany. There, his freelance work took him from the Octoberfest Bands to the Nuremberg Philharmonic. 

In addition to the Chicago Brass Quintet, he plays string bass with many of Chicago's top jazz ensembles. On occasion Dan is also a guest with the Chicago Symphony and many other musical organizations in Chicago-land. Dan always tries to bring relaxed spontaneity and positive energy to every performance and views his playing as a life-long endeavor.

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Dan is also an in-demand jazz bassist in the Chicago area. He's played in the pit for Broadway in Chicago, onstage at the Green Mill, and has recorded numerous TV and radio commercials.

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Dive into the work of the Chicago Brass Quintet. Learn more about the ensemble's members, traverse recordings and albums, and find out when their touring schedule brings them to a stage near you.

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