Dan Aran

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12/27/2019
Mezzrow
Dan Aran, Adam Birnbaum & Orlando Le Fleming
09/13/2019
Mezzrow
Dan Aran, Adam Birnbaum & Luke Sellick
05/08/2019
Smalls
Dan Aran's New York Family feat. Peter Bernstein
07/20/2018
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Itai Kriss & TELAVANA
07/08/2018
Smalls
Nick Hempton Band
03/23/2018
Mezzrow
Jeremy Manasia - "after-hours"
03/14/2018
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Dan Aran Trio
02/25/2018
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Nick Hempton Band
01/03/2018
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Itai Kriss & TELAVANA
11/09/2017
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Nick Hempton Trio
10/29/2017
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Hillel Salem - After-hours Jam Session
09/27/2017
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Itai Kriss & TELAVANA
09/07/2017
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The Nick Hempton Band
06/01/2017
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The Nick Hempton Band
05/28/2017
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Hillel Salem - After-hours Jam Session
05/10/2017
Smalls
The Dan Aran Quintet
04/30/2017
Mezzrow
Panas Athanatos with Adi Meyerson & Dan Aran "After-hours"
04/20/2017
Smalls
The Nick Hempton Band
02/09/2017
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The Nick Hempton Band
01/19/2017
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The Nick Hempton Band
12/29/2016
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The Nick Hempton Band
10/20/2016
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The Nick Hempton Band
09/01/2016
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The Nick Hempton Band
08/11/2016
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
07/14/2016
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
06/09/2016
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
05/26/2016
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The Dan Aran Quintet
05/12/2016
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
04/14/2016
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
03/17/2016
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
11/12/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
09/03/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
08/06/2015
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The Nick Hempton Band
07/02/2015
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The Nick Hempton Band
06/04/2015
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The Nick Hempton Band
06/03/2015
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The Dan Aran & Itai Kriss Quartet
05/07/2015
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The Nick Hempton Band
04/16/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
03/19/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
02/26/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
01/29/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
01/15/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
01/01/2015
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
12/18/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
12/04/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
11/20/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
11/06/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
10/23/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
10/09/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
09/04/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
07/10/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
06/26/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
04/17/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
04/09/2014
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Migrant Workers
03/20/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
01/09/2014
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
12/24/2013
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The Tal Ronen Trio
12/12/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
11/14/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
09/19/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
08/17/2013
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The Nick Hempton Band
06/13/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
05/23/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
04/25/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
03/14/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
02/21/2013
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
02/07/2013
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The Pasquale Grasso Quartet
12/25/2012
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After-hours Jam Session
12/24/2012
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After-hours Jam Session
11/17/2012
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
08/19/2012
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
07/02/2012
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The Ed Cherry Trio
05/30/2012
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The Dan Aran Trio
05/11/2012
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
03/03/2012
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
01/08/2012
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The Nick Hempton Quintet
11/18/2011
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The Nick Hempton Quintet
10/29/2011
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
09/29/2011
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Dida Pelled
08/27/2011
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The Nick Hempton Quartet CD Release - "The Business"
02/19/2011
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
02/01/2011
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Art Hirahara Trio
10/17/2010
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
06/12/2010
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
06/09/2010
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After- hours Jam Session
04/12/2010
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Vocalist Andy Scott
03/06/2010
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
12/18/2009
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The Dan Aran Sextet
12/05/2009
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
11/02/2009
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The Art Hirahara Trio
10/17/2009
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
09/19/2009
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Vocalist Yaala Ballin
08/12/2009
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
05/13/2009
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
02/10/2009
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
04/24/2008
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The Ned Goold Quintet
04/24/2008
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
11/21/2007
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The Nick Hempton Quartet
Upcoming Shows
Dan Aran has become one of the most sought after drummers in New York City. In the past two decades Dan has been Touring, recording and performing with artists such as Harry Whitaker, Natalie Merchant, Stacey Kent, Adam Birnbaum Trio, Kevin Mahogany, Peter Bernstein, Joe Magnarelli, Jon Davis Trio, Nick Hempton band, Wayne Tucker, and many others.   Dan's debut recording as a leader "Breathing" (smalls records), was described as “Disarmingly pretty, pure in melodic focus." - All About Jazz. And as “One of the most beautiful recordings I have heard in a long time." – Pamela Espeland / Bebopified.   His latest recording "New York Family" is described by Downbeat Magazine as "a Fascinating recored".   From playing 1920's music with The Michael Arenella Dreamland Orchestra, to Middle Eastern and Latin grooves with Itai Kriss's TELAVANA, Dan's versatility and ability to play different styles is what makes him unique. Dan's latest recording was described as a "Unique blend of Jazz, Latin Rhythms and Middle Eastern melodies" (Downbeat Magazine).   Aran's musical journey started in his hometown of Jerusalem. graduating from the Rubin Academy of Music high school, he was already a busy drummer in the local music scene, playing with a number of different groups including bassist Avishai Cohen’s Trio, the Amos Hoffman group, Omer Avital and Arnie Lawrence.   Dan continued his education at the New School University in New York City. He graduated in 2004 earning a BFA in performance and has been playing in major venues in the U.S, Europe, the Middle East and Asia ever since.   Dan Aran plays Istanbul Agop Cymbals, Canopus Drums, & Regal Tip Drumsticks and brushes exclusively.