Daniel Newheiser is a cutting-edge indie and jazz musician from San Diego, CA.
He has worked in diverse genres such as: instrumental, jazz, rock, Irish music, and Italian Opera; all with his signature passionate and authentic touch. Daniel got his start playing Irish fiddle in San Diego County. Daniel began performing professionally with his Irish group, “Réalt.” While continuing to perform professionally in San Diego with Réalt, he learned guitar and began writing and performing with several rock bands.
After high school, Daniel continued writing and performing his own material while studying jazz guitar and singing at the two most prestigious music schools on the West Coast: Cal State Northridge and graduating from the University of Southern California (USC).
Performing as a professional musician for over 20 years, Daniel’s experience is varied. Daniel has performed as the lead vocalist in Sea World San Diego’s “Madagascar Live: Operation Vacation,” Legoland, and also in shows at the Welk Theatre. He has performed as the most acclaimed loop pedal/beat box musician in San Diego. Daniel’s original songs have received radio play and critical acclaim. Daniel is also an experienced music instructor, specializing in guitar, piano, and vocal technique.
Daniel continues to create original music and is the lead vocalist and guitarist with the Daniel Newheiser Trio. He also performs in solo and duo performances. Daniel can be seen performing throughout Southern California at concerts, wineries, casinos, restaurants, weddings, and private parties. He is also a songwriter, writing songs for his own projects and by commission.
Country, Jazz, Indie