ABOUT ...

 

As Singer/ Songwriter/ Keyboardist performing in her second decade of original music, Danielle Antonio embodies the true spirit of the Indie Artist.  Blending rock-pop-roots music with jazz and blues undertones, Danielle showcases strong vocals and powerful prose, delivering insightful songs to the current societal landscape.  Her live shows and studio recordings offer one side of Artistry, and her Songwriting Vault of over 200 compositions offers another.  

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Danielle wrote, recorded and produced her first original CD, "NEW ELEMENTS", which landed on Early-iTunes as an independent release.  Her 2nd CD, "BITTER GIRL"  was recorded at TIKI Studios in NYC and is supported by Antelope Records.  It features top NY session musicians and radio-ready production (TIKI Studios and Scott Hull).  Both CD releases garnered College and Internet Radio spins.  Her 3rd album is close to completion and set for release in Spring 2021.   "GYPSY ROAD/ TALES FROM A TRAVELER"  will deliver a prolific storytelling narrative from years on the road and is chock full of character observation, cultivated arrangements and organic music accompaniments.

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Coloring her diverse musical palette from Danielle's formative years were:  Jazz standards, Blues, Funk-Soul, Classic rock, 70s Melodies, 80s New Wave and Punk, Grunge, Jam Bands, 90s Female Singer/Songwriters, Country, Classical and even Broadway showtunes.  Her Long Island, NY childhood set the course for her artistry early on.  As a kid Danielle grew up immersed in studio and performing platforms.  Once when accompanying her musician/producer father while he was opening for Fleetwood Mac - she found herself backstage next to Christie McVie's piano thinking "this is what I'm going to do someday."

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Performing in Colorado Rocky Mountain lodges, singing Broadway, Country, and Pop tunes started the professional circuit for Danielle's stagelife.  When Songwriting entered her radar she formed an original band and began playing all over the Denver/Boulder region anywhere she could.  After releasing her first album she expanded her shows nationally on self-booked tours and continued to hone her show presence and musicality.  She has since performed in festivals and venues across the country and found a new home in the South, in the artsy-vibrant music-mecca of Austin, TX.

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