Dan Neville

Vibraphonist & Composer

BIO

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Dan Neville is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Neville is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, jazz performer, jazz big band arranger and a full time student. His credentials include 7 seasons of SFJAZZ Center's Monday Night Big Band, arranging for Adam Theis' Realistik Orchestra, 3 outstanding musicianship awards from Reno, Chabot, and CSUEB jazz festivals, and winning 1st place in the 2017 Jazz Search West competition. Dan just returned from New York where he was featured on NBC’s Today Show, playing alongside a group doing Sound Meditation. In August of 2018, Dan spent time in Cali, Colombia where he studied the traditional Marimba de Chonta, and is working with musicians in the SF Bay Area that play Afro-Colombian music of the Pacific Coast. Neville has studied jazz arranging and improvisation with Bennett Friedman at Santa Rosa JC, studied composition and piano with Rebeca Mauleon at City College of San Francisco, and is currently studying Jazz education at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, CA, working towards a BA.