Daniel Glaude is a versatile musician, composer, and educator. Glaude began playing saxophone at age 11, and has since expanded his repertoire to include multiple woodwind instruments. Originally from midcoast Maine, Glaude has been based primarily out of New York since 2008 when he began his studies at Purchase College. In that time Glaude has studied privately with Jimmy Greene, Jon Gordon, John Abercrombie, and Steve Wilson. Glaude has also performed at several of New York’s most famous clubs including Blue Note, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Birdland, Smoke, and Small’s. Glaude has shared the stage with many notable musicians including Purchase professors Jon Faddis, Eric Alexander, John Abercrombie, and John Fedchock as well as Ambrose Akinmusire, Wycliffe Gordon, Terell Stafford, Frank Lacy, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lew Tabackin, and many others.
After developing a strong love for jazz, Glaude began to perform regularly in Maine around the age of 15. He won the Arcady music prize in 2006, was a member of the MENC All-Eastern Jazz Ensemble in 2007 and won the Nathaniel E. Corning Jazz Prize in 2009. Glaude also graduated from the New England Conservatory Jazz Prep program in 2008 before beginning his career at Purchase. At Purchase Glaude was awarded the Presser Scholarship in 2011, and graduated in 2012 (summa cum laude.)
In the fall Glaude will self-release his first album “Connect.” He remains an active teacher and performer in the tri-state area and now resides full time in New York City! http://www.danielglaudemusic.com