Summer in the CityDaniel Sky Band
Daniel Sky, a.k.a. Daniel Szczepanski, a native of Warsaw, Poland, is a trumpet player based in Boston, Massachusetts. He will be joined by Julian Pardo of Mexico on drums, Stefano Battaglia of Italy on bass, Anton Derevyanko of Russia on tenor saxophone, and Kento Tsubosaka of Japan on piano.
Sky began playing piano at age 6 and learned trumpet at 13, when he began performing at festivals and concert halls. After studying music in Warsaw, he enrolled at Berklee College of Music. While at Berklee, he became involved with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, where he has studied trumpet with Tiger Okoshi, Sean Jones, and Terence Blanchard.
Currently, he is working on his debut album, Interlude to the Sky Summit, which features world-class pianist Kenny Werner and drummer Billy Kilson.