Dan began studying trumpet at age nine. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Music Performance. After playing for two years with Carnival Cruise Lines, he joined Princes Cruises, where he stayed for 18 years and served as musical director for Princess Cruise Lines. Dan moved to Arizona in January 2011 and has been very busy playing as the featured musician in many bands. He has also formed his own groups playing a variety of styles of music including Dixieland, jazz, Broadway tunes and Latin music.
At the age of 7, Nicole began playing piano; by age 10, over 500 songs were committed to memory, and she won First place in the Discovery National Television Competition. at 12, she appeared on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon which aired to over sixty million viewers; followed by an extensive US tour. During a year-long residency in Las Vegas, Nicole performed for Debbie Reynolds on stage at Debbie’s hotel and Casino. Numerous performances followed for Rich Little, Buddy Greco, Pat Boone, Lew King and Barbara Stanwyck.
Renee has connected with individuals and crowds with her voice and music over the past decade in the Valley. Her music is shockingly honest and emotionally charged. Listeners find Renee’s sound somehow familiar, but one that is refreshingly original and inviting. Singing a variety of genres from Jazz Standards, to classic R&B, Renee’s music will capture you with her powerful voice combined with a passionate delivery.