Danton Boller


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Danton Boller was born in Gary, Indiana in 1972. He spent his childhood in Northwest Indiana until his family relocated to Huntington Beach, California at the age of 12. He first took up the electric bass when he was 10 years old but it wasn't until his high school years that he developed a deep love of jazz. In 1990, Danton began playing the doublebass and studying with the "Senator" Eugene J. Wright of the Dave Brubeck Quartet. He continued his studies with the "Senator" while earning a degree in music from California State University Long Beach. In 1997 he received the Shelly Manne New Talent Award from the Los Angeles Jazz Society and moved to New York City.

Danton has recorded, performed, and toured with some of the world's greatest artists including: Roy Hargrove, Seamus Blake, David Kikoski, Bennie Wallace, Mulgrew Miller, Alvin Queen, Willie Jones III, Anthony Wilson, Adam Rafferty, Jon Fishman, Matt Munisteri, Robert Glasper, Ronnie Mathews, Steve Nelson, and The Village Vanguard Orchestra.

Danton is currently a member of the Roy Hargrove Quintet.