Jazz saxophonist/clarinetist and recording artist Dan St. Marseille plays in the tradition of all the jazz legends. Employing a warm tone and melodic approach, he has won praise from jazz critics worldwide.
Dan's recordings are heard internationally on jazz radio and have been the subject of articles in such publications as Downbeat, Jazztimes, Los Angeles Times, Japan's Jazz Critic magazine, among others. Three of St. Marseille's CD's received four star ratings in the third edition of the All Music Guide To Jazz; The Experts Guide To The Best Jazz Recordings.
In addition to local and national tours, Dan has performed in Europe, Canada and many jazz clubs and festivals including a headline performance at the prestigious Coleman Hawkins Festival in Topeka, Kansas.
Dan's own composition "Claxography", written for renowned jazz photographer William Claxton, was chosen as the title of Claxton's new book of photographs in which Dan also appears.. In May of 2001, Dan was the music director for an international event entitled "Clickin' With Clax" at the Los Angeles County Museum Of Art.
In April of 1999, he was inducted into the Saddleback Valley School Districts Hall Of Fame which included such other greats as golfer Mark O'Meara and soccer player Julie Foudy.
Dan St. Marseille is also a Yamaha Performing Artist and educator, having presented workshops at major Colleges and Universities and maintains a regular teaching studio in Southern California.