Danny Gerz

Bass — Giant Steps Big Band, Giant Steps Jazz Online

Danny Gerz has been inspiring SJW bass students for four great seasons. Danny has been playing electric bass since 2000, and acoustic since 2007. He received a BM in Jazz Studies from San Jose State University in 2016.He plays a wide variety of styles, from contemporary jazz, latin jazz, R&B, soul music, and salsa, to trad jazz and big band swing.

You can catch him performing all around the Bay with his current bands the Yuppie Liberation Front, 7th St. Big Band, as well as The Alpha Rhythm Kings, just to name a few. Gerz is also a professional jazz educator working with Stanford Jazz Workshop since 2017.

Danny studied with bassists John Shifflett, Jeff Denson, and Glenn Richman.

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