Danny Grissett


Danny Grissett (Los Angeles, 1975) is a sought-after pianist active on the New York and international jazz scene for over 20 years, with a series of acclaimed recordings as a leader to his credit. Upon moving to New York he became a sideman of choice for artists such as Vincent Herring, Nicholas Payton, Jeremy Pelt and Vanessa Rubin. He was a member of trumpet great Tom Harrell’s band for many years, and has also worked with Benny Golson, Louis Hayes, Lenny White, Buster Williams, Marcus Strickland, Jimmy Greene, Tom Guarna, Anne Mette Iversen and more. Danny is also a highly regarded educator, currently serving on the faculty of Jam Music Lab University in Vienna.