Dan is a multi-instrumentalist (bass, drums, keys, guitar, voice) and proponent of genre mashing and sonic contrast. He started studying music at age 4 with his older brother, internationally acclaimed pianist/composer and Steinway artist Donal Fox. He is an expert level Propellerheads Reason user, Certified Avid Pro Tools Instructor and iZotope endorsee. Daniel is a member of the Audio Engineering Society, and served as Program Chair for the AES High School Audio Educators Conference.
Dan spent 17 years as the Director of Creative Media & Technology at ZUMIX, an award-winning youth music program in East Boston. He was the A/V Project Manager for the buildout of ZUMIX’s LEED gold certified Firehouse facility. He is also an educator and consultant in facility construction, A/V hardware/software and audio engineering techniques. Projects include: NEMPAC, Worcester State University, Girls Inc., Teen Empowerment, and Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.
Recording clients include: Audible.com, Pepsi, Discovery Channel, Debo Band (Sub Pop Records), Zach Sherwin (Warner Music/Comedy Central Records), The Foundation Movement. View complete list ››
2011, National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (ZUMIX)
2008, BEST Initiative, Youthie Award for Communication
Vassar College: BA, Sociology
Berklee College of Music: Pro Tools Production (Berklee Online), 5 week summer performance program (bass)
Acentech: Annual seminars (AIA continuing education credit)
Joe mentors youth in live sound production and ensemble performance at ZUMIX Inc. He is also a teaching artist at Mario Umana Academy. Joe gigs regularly on guitar and electric bass, and has been instructing private students since 2010.
Engineering credits include Animal Instincts by Pangea, Undone by The Big Lonesome, as well as the audio book “All Souls” for Audibile.com. Live sound credits include: Debo Band, Soul Clap, Miss Fairchild.
On his days off, Joe can be found in monkey pajamas making abstract electronic music on his brown Casiotone keyboard.
University of Massachusetts Boston: BA, Music Performance
PJ works in a diverse array of production environments. You can find PJ production managing concerts and performances at the Institute of Contemporary Art and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He has recorded and produced projects with Rakalam Bob Moses, Old Wave, Seth West, Junius, The Daggers and more. He is also the bass player, Tech Director and Tour Manager for Debo Band.
New England Institute of Art and Communication: AS, Recording Arts and Audio Production