The JAANZ International Singing Academy presents ‘An Evening of Super Voices’. Join renowned vocal coach David Jaanz as he showcases his elite Master School and some of Australia’s up-and-coming artists
Praised for melodic sensibility by DownBeat Magazine, Dan Costa is a London-based jazz/ world music pianist, composer and producer who has collaborated with artists such as Randy Brecker, Dave Douglas, Ivan Lins, John Patitucci, Leila Pinheiro, Seamus Blake, Jaques Morelenbaum and Roberto Menescal. Costa has studied jazz in the U.S. at Berklee College of Music, U.K., and Monaco, and studied Brazilian music at UNICAMP in São Paulo.
His first album Suite Três Rios, released in 2016, was cited as one of the best albums of the year by Down Beat Magazine. His second album Skyness was deemed “rare and luxurious” by All About Jazz, while Live in California, his solo piano album released in 2020, was praised for “profound expression” by Jazziz Magazine. He also recorded two singles – the well-known standard Love Dance with one of its creators, Ivan Lins, and Iremia, with Randy Brecker, as a message of peace.
He performs on the debut tour with Brazilian expatriate Rodrigo Salgardo (double bass) and Alastair Kerr (drums and percussion).
“Profound Expression” – Jazziz – 2020
“Rare and luxurious” – All About Jazz – 2018
“Costa’s melodic sensibility shines throughout” – Down Beat Magazine, Best Albums of 2016
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