We had so much fun in January at the PI,
Grill let's do it again in March!!
Thursday's at the Plum Island Grille
are so much fun!!!
1/2 Priced Appetizers from 5 to 7
Live Music from 6 to 9:30
Thursday March, 14
Musical Guest, Saxaphonist,
Danny Harrington & Friends
Baritone saxophonist, Danny Harrington, was born in Providence, Rhode Island and now lives Newburyport, Massachusetts with his wife (Risa) and daughter (Nina). He is a Professor of Music at Berklee College of Music, a position he has held since 1978. He is a member of the college’s Harmony Department, which teaches the theory of American popular music from the early 20th century to the present. Danny has been teaching and performing in the New England area since 1978. Before joining the faculty at Berklee College, Danny toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow. Since then he has performed with Nick Brignola, Gary Burton, Herb Pomeroy, Gary Smulyan, Joe Lovano, George Garzone as well as leading his own group since 1980.
Danny's main instrument is the baritone saxophone. When asked about his choice of baritone Danny says...." I never really consciously chose the bari....it was a natural feeling." His approach to the big horn has been to try to combine the sound of Harry Carney, the lyricism of Serge Chaloff and Gerry Mulligan, the energy and dexterity of Pepper Adams and Nick Brignola with his own individuality and spirit. Danny comments, “It is a life long evolution and dedication”.
Danny has recorded three CD’s as a leader; Risa’s Waltz, Live at the Firehouse Theatre with Tony Germain and The Danny Harrington Quartet Live at the Kiwi Grille. Danny continues to perform throughout the New England area with his quartet, duo and as a solo clinician.
To hear a few of Danny’s live performances please visit the Links or Music sections of this website.
Danny is a Vandoren Artist and plays their equipment exclusively. Visit the equipment tab of this website for specific equipment details.