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Dan Pitt – Guitar/Piano

Dan Pitt - web shot - in the studioDan Pitt is a guitarist, composer and arranger based in Toronto. He holds a Music Performance Degree from the University of Toronto.

Along with his formal education in music, Dan has an impressive 10 year background of private studies under the guidance of notable musicians/teachers Bob Shields, David Restivo, Geoff Young, Andrew Downing, and Brad Shepik, Tony Malaby, Ben Monder and David Torn. 

Dan performs regularly throughout Toronto in a variety of music genres and ensembles. He leads his own creative improv group, Dan Pitt Trio, and is co-leader of the guitar drum duo, Prophets and Nomads.

Dan has played with Pat Collins, David Braid, Terry Promane, Lina Allemano, Tim Berne, Michael Attias, Michael Formanek, and as a session player, he appears on recordings with various Canadian groups including Hamilton All Star Jazz Band and the University of Toronto 12tet.

Dan’s teaching experience includes private guitar and piano lessons, as well as both solo and ensemble instruction for brass, woodwind and percussion instruments.  He is one of Yellow Dog’s main instructors and as well, has recently been appointed the position of vice-administrator of daily operations in the ‘doghouse’.   Dan’s long-standing enthusiasm and dedication to his career as a musician is reflected in his commitment and loyalty to his role as teacher and administrator at Yellow Dog Music.

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