Author Archives: Barry Danielian

Trumpeter/Producer-Arranger Barry Danielian has for two decades performed with many of the stellar names of the music industry ( . Danielian’s touring and recording credits read like a Who’s Who of the music business; he’s worked with such diverse artists as Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Tower of Power, Queen Latifah, Eddie Palmieri, KRS One, Branford Marsalis, Paul Simon, Tito Puente, James Taylor, Billy Joel, McCoy Tyner, Illinois Jacquet, Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, The Roots, and Bono. He is constantly requested by such legendary producers as Phil Ramone, Jay-Z, Arif Mardin, Randy Jackson and Narada Michael Walden, and is currently one of the most in-demand trumpeters and arrangers in New York City. He is a prolific writer and producer whose music is used throughout the media industry (including MTV, A&E, Discovery Channel, History Channel and CBS). Danielian is also a lifelong martial artist, and practices Boxing MuayThai and Catch Wrestling. He is, as well, a full Instructor in the Filipino and Malaysian combat arts. He teaches classes in New York and trains NY/NJ law enforcement and corrections officers.

One American Muslim Speaks About His Faith

“At the end of the gig, a group of four people came up to me. I don’t think they were from the City; my guess would be they were from somewhere in the Mid-West. They were very complimentary about the music, inquired about purchasing CDs and, then, asked about the quotes, saying they were ‘really […]

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Our Annual Tune-Up: Ramadan

Rumi Nation by Barry Danielian NEW YORK New York—(Weekly Hubris)—7/22/11—As I’m writing this I have, along with 1.5 billion other human beings, reached my 15th day of annual fasting. I can feel my spiritual endorphins starting to kick into full gear. I’ve become much calmer: walking more slowly; driving more slowly (and my wife is […]

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One Muslim Speaks About His Faith

Rumi Nation by Barry Danielian NEW YORK New York—(Weekly Hubris)—7/18/11—I love quotes. They’re short little gems of wisdom, easy to remember and often expressed in clever prose. I maintain a tradition, when performing gigs with my own group, of reciting quotes throughout the gig. Sometimes, they have a connection to the song we’re about to […]

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