Dan Knight

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Birthday
26, 1953
Birthplace
Iowa
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Iowa

About

Jazz artist who was called one of the finest solo pianists in the world.

Before Fame

He was inspired to become a jazz pianist after seeing NBC's The Subject is Jazz in 1958.

Trivia

He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Music for his solo piano and spoken-word piece The Walt Whitman Suite.

Family Life

He was matching pitches on his older sister's chord organ for melodies he had heard by the time he was four.

Associated With

He was the protégé of jazz pianist Billy Taylor.