Daniel Jordan is a passionate and creative tenor saxophonist and flautist. He joined Maynard Ferguson’s band in 1982 as the tenor soloist. With Maynard, Daniel played with Eddie Gomez, McCoy Tyner, Al Foster, Slide Hampton, Billy Eckstine and Mel Torme.
Daniel was chosen to join the artist in residence Elvin Jones at the Atlantic Center for The Arts for a 3-week residency in 1985 and played lead alto with Sam Rivers Big Band until Sam’s transition. While living in New York, Daniel toured the world playing reed 1 with Natalie Cole and toured nationally with Michael Wolf and Badal Roy.
Daniel was Judson Green’s Musical director for 30 years and played with and recorded Larry Coryell’s last album Barefoot Man: Sanpaku.
Daniel’s best playing is captured on Michael Ross’s album Ginger.