Dan Searl

Location of the jam: In-home lessons, Greater Boston

Implements of the jam: Guitar, Piano, Ukelele, Drum, Voice

Jams of choice: Jazz, Contemporary Pop, Singer-Songwriter

Degrees of jamification: Dan has been a piano student since age 7, when he began receiving professional private instruction. He earned a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with the class of 2015.

Jammy awards: As a solo artist, Dan is known for a unique blend of styles influenced by his roots in folk, hip-hop and alternative music.  He has released two albums and works with other emerging artists in Massachusetts as a producer. In addition, Dan has played in area pit orchestras. Dan Searl can be found on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3S5u1i; Instagram: http://instagram.com/dansearl; Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/dansearl; Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBeg; Facebook: http://facebook.com/dansearlmusic; Apple Music: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/roo; and Twitter: http://twitter.com/dansearl.

How Dan jams with you: Dan’s technical and teaching methods entail a three-house approach focusing on Musical Technique, Instrumental Technique, and Practice Technique. “I love leaving room for dialogue and exploration as well, taking students on a musical journey,” he says.