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Dan Nimmer

 
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Piano

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Dan Nimmer was born in 1982 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With prodigious technique and an innate sense of swing, his playing often recalls that of his own heroes Oscar Peterson, Wynton Kelly, Erroll Garnerand Art Tatum. Nimmer studied classical piano and eventually became interested in jazz. He began playing gigs with renowned saxophonist and mentor Berkley FudgeNimmer studied music at Northern Illinois University and became one of Chicago’s busiest piano players. A year after moving to New York City, he became a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Quintet. Nimmer has worked with Norah Jones, Willie NelsonDianne Reeves, George Benson, Frank Wess, Clark Terry, Tom Jones, Benny Golson, Lewis Nash, Peter Washington, Ed Thigpen, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Fareed Haque, and many more. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, The View, The Kennedy Center Honors, Live from Abbey Road, and PBS Live from Lincoln Center, among other broadcasts. He has released four of his own albums on the Venus label (Japan).