Sundance 2021 Composer Spotlight: Danny Fox
Danny Fox is a Brooklyn-based pianist and composer. Since 2008, he has led the Danny Fox Trio, hailed as “changing the sound and expectation of a jazz piano trio” (WNYC’s New Sounds). The trio has released the critically acclaimed albums The One Constant, Wide Eyed and The Great Nostalgist, as well as a series of stop motion videos in collaboration with Meghan Allyn Johnson. Called a "pianist of diverse accomplishment" (New York Times), Danny is active in a wide variety of settings, co-founding the New Orleans rock and roll group Tubby, playing around the fertile Brooklyn roots and bluegrass scene, as well as performing on Broadway and TV/film sessions. He has performed with artists as diverse as Bruce Springsteen, Cassandra Wilson, Emmylou Harris and Christina Courtin and the Knights.