San Francisco Pianist

Dan Zemelman - Pianist

 Dan is widely recognized in the San Francisco bay area as being one of the most in-demand pianists around.  From jazz, rock, pop, rock, classical piano, there is not a style that Dan cannot play.

He has performed concerts at many of the SF's finest venues including Yoshi's, SF Jazz, Freight & Salvage, Piedmont Piano, Fillmore Jazz Festival, SF Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival.

 Dan has done extensive touring/recording with musicians like blues legend John Lee Hooker, jazz alto saxophone icon Lee Konitz (from Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool), Grammy Award winning violinist Mads Tolling and more.  He also WON the 14th IMA Independent Music Award for Best Jazz w/Vocals album and was a 2015 John Lennon songwriting competition finalist!

Dan was Music Director and co-writer for The Lost American Jazzbook, a unique, award-winning ensemble performing original music/lyrics

Dan has been a part of the many Stanford Jazz Institute summer programs
as a teacher/instructor!

Stanford Jazz welcomes pianist Dan Zemelman to the 2017 faculty

1998 Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador
(US State Dept)

2015 IMA Award winner &
John Lennon Songwriting competition finalist

San Francisco Pianist Dan Zemelman played for an event at Google Headquarters in April 2017
Last year, Dan performed at a prestigious event at the Google Headquarters that featured Google CEO Sundar Pichai and CEO of Apple Tim Cook as well as environmental hero Jane Goodall.