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Dan Julien is a Canadian crooner with a passion for performance, music & the stage.
Dan specializes in performing Jazz, Swing, Soul & Blues music. Music performed by the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Withers & so many more.
Dan is currently based in Toronto, ON, & however is able to perform out of province providing the proper arrangements! Dan's group can perform as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or even a big band, to provide the performance best suitable for your special event.
The group is available for Weddings, Receptions, Socials and much more. Let's plan an event together!
Price Range: $300+
Gig Length: 45 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, French
What to Expect
As a client/audience member, you can expect a number of things from a performance by Dan Julien & his group. His view is to build music as an EXPERIENCE, for everyone involved. This means, creating more than "just music", but a spectacle/an event with a palpable excitement to it. As the frontman/vocalist of the show, Dan provides a fun, light, and comedic environment to suit your needs.
Additionally, his relationship with his players/team, is very amicable, and they play off each other, creating a unique vibe for each performance. We provide a professional & clean look to any black tie event, show, wedding, as well as a casual cocktail hour.
Dan Julien is a Canadian jazz singer, actor, and overall musical entertainer hailing from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He currently resides in Toronto, ON where he works with a number of musicians in the local scene, including a quintet he plays with.
Dan’s musical training has exposed him to a variety of genres including: classical, folklore, pop, country, and his current passion for the legendary jazz singers from the 1950s onward.
In particular, world famous crooners like Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, et al, have influenced Dan to perform his colourful renditions of their celebrated songs.
Despite Dan’s admiration for the “crooners” and other singers, his performances reflect his unique, creative and original style. His soulful & crisp voice, coupled with a fantastic ensemble will bring to life a collection of music that can be the perfect fit for your special day, corporate event, or simply a party!
Additional Booking Notes
We can provide a show with the following:
-Instrumentation available are as follows : Double Bass, Saxophone (Alto or Bari), Drums, Guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Vocals, Violin, Viola.
- Ability to perform with a house band you've chosen as simply the Vocalist.
-Can perform as a DUO, TRIO, or larger group to fit your event.
-Lighting/Sound/Equipment can be discussed upon booking.
Past Booked Events
|September 15, 2019 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Dan Julien Quartet at Alchemy Rest.|
Syllabus can be made available upon request.
You can expect a variety of Jazz, Soul, Blues, & Pop classics.
Influences & Inspiration
Influences.....where do I begin! As for musical influences, here are a few of mine, to give you an idea of what ideas influence my performances.
Old School Influences: Mr. Frank Sinatra aka Ol' Blue Eyes, Mr. Dean Martin, Amy Winehouse, Ella Fitzgerald, The Eagles, Prince, Michael Jackson, Bobby Darin, Bill Withers, Al Green, Elton John.
New School Influences: Leon Bridges, Chris Stapleton, Sam Smith, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz, Alec Benjamin, Michael Bublé,