Performer Emeritus, Educator, Clinician and Vandoren Artist
Baritone saxophonist, Danny Harrington, was born in Providence, Rhode Island and now lives Newburyport, Massachusetts with his wife (Risa) and daughter (Nina). He has recently retired as a Professor at Berklee College of Music, a position he has held since 1978. Danny is the second member of the faculty to be given the title of Professor Emeritus. He was a member of the college’s Harmony Department, which teaches the theory of American popular music from the early 20th century to the present. Danny has been teaching and performing in the New England area since 1978. Before joining the faculty at Berklee College, Danny toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow. Since then he has performed with Nick Brignola, Gary Burton, Herb Pomeroy, Gary Smulyan, Joe Lovano, Roger Rosenberg as well as leading his own group since 1980.
Danny's main instrument is the baritone saxophone.
Danny has recorded three CD’s as a leader and continues to perform throughout the New England area with his quartet, duo and as a solo clinician.
To hear a few of Danny’s live performances please check out the following links:
> Stella By Starlight
> Sunset and the Mockingbird
> The Dreamer