Danny has also performed or recorded with: Sting; David Byrne; Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea; Jim Hall; Miroslav Vitous; Wayne Shorter; Larry Coryell; Kenny Barron; Rufus Reid; Branford Marsalis; Hiram Bullock; Bill Evans; Nana Vasconcellos; Trilok Gurtu; Dino Saluzzi; Mark Murphy; Chris Conner; Mike Abene; Gerry Mulligan; Clark Terry; Ernie Wilkins; Mike Wolff; Badal Roy; Hubert Laws; Mike Richmond; Jeff Richman; Russell Ferrante; Jimmy Haslip, and many more...
Danny appears on over 300 cd's to date, including 5 Grammy winners. As a leader, Danny has 5 cd's under his own name, 9 as co-leader of Elements, with Mark Egan; 2 as co-leader with Pete Levin, and 3 as co-leader of the Contempo trio, with Mark Soskin and Chip Jackson.
A product of the musical education system, Danny earned BM in 1975 from the University of Miami. He has studied privately off and on with jazz legend Joe Morello for over 30 years. Danny has also studied with late studio guru Gary Chester, late Big band master Mel Lewis, Ed Soph, Bob Moses, and Jack deJohnette. Danny currently teaches as a guest Artist in residence at Rollins College, in Winter Park, Florida, and at the University of South Florida, in Tampa.
Danny has been on the covers of Modern Drummer, Down Beat, Drums and Percussion, and Drum Scene magazines.