Danny Kamins is an improvising saxophonist based out of Houston, TX. His current musical endeavors include playing in the bands CARL and Etched in the Eye as well as directing two ensembles at Rice University. He has also been booking shows in the Houston that specialize in avant-garde music since 2016. Artists he has presented include Jack Wright, Michael Foster, Brandon Lopez, Dane Rousay, Illicit Relationship, Gaute Granli, and Damon Smith. In addition, he maintains a studio of 35-40 young private saxophone students from the Houston, Klein and Cypress areas. He holds his B.M. in Jazz Saxophone Performance from Oberlin Conservatory, and is a graduate of Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
Musicians he has performed/recorded with include Damon Smith, Alvin Fielder, Joe Hertenstein, Nicola Hein, Luther Gray, Jon Lundbom, Sandy Ewen, Robert Pearson, David Dove, and NewMusic groups Le Train Bleu and Loop 38.