Started on music at the age of 12 at Escuela Libre de Música in Puerto Rico. Later continued his studies in Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico where he also started playing the upright bass, studying with bass legend Eddie Gomez. During this time he performed in a wide variety of bands of different genres, including Jazz, Pop/Rock, Salsa and Latin Jazz and Folkloric music. He received his Master’s Degree in Jazz performance from the Aaron Copland School in New York. Based in New York, Dan performs regularly with Luba Mason, Jan Kus, Richard Padron, Supermambo! and many others.