19-21 Feb: THE SAN DIEGO JAZZ PARTY HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FEBRUARY 2021. We mourn the loss of two former producers of the event: Dave Cooper and Dan Reid, and offer our sincere condolences to their families. They were both great men who did a lot for the music we all love.
13-16 May: Dan awaits confirmation that he will perform at the Breda Jazz Festival in the Netherlands (www.bredajazzfestival.nl)
22: Dan leads Lafayette Escadrille, an all-star band comprised of several swinging French friends for a night in Dax, in the south of France (Please contact Mr. Pierre Ubico for details): email@example.com)
11-13: Dan travels to Denmark for the "Gladsaxe Festival." For details, please contact Dan's friend in Copenhagen, Mr. Ole Mathiasen at: firstname.lastname@example.org
19: Dan at the Roskilde Jazz Festival, Denmark. For details, please contact Dan's friend in Copenhagen, Mr. Ole Mathiasen at: email@example.com
24: Dan presents a Jazz Workshop in Taastrup, Denmark. For details, please contact Dan's friend in Copenhagen, Mr. Ole Mathiasen at: firstname.lastname@example.org
25-27: Dan is at the Bülach Jazz Festival--very near Zürich, Switzerland--with his friend Engelbert "Angel" Wrobel and the International Hot Jazz Quartet Plus Two. For details: https://buelacherjazztage.ch/
28-30: TENTATIVE: Dan has gigs around Düsseldorf, Germany with his friend Chris Hopkins. Please contact Chris for locations and other details: email@example.com
1-4: More gigs in Germany with pianist/saxophonist Chris Hopkins. Please contact Chris for locations and other details: firstname.lastname@example.org
5-10: Dan returns as an instructor for the Jazzin' July Workshop, a week-long clinic focused on--but not limited to--traditional jazz, and swing-styled performance techniques. The JJW takes place at the Fletcher Hotel Jagershorst Hotel in Leende--near Eindhoven--in the Netherlands. This annual event has been a highlight for Dan for many years now. The week culminates in a fun couple of nights, when the Workshop presents a "Jazz Dinner" at the hotel, open to the public. For details, please contact Dan's longtime friend Frank Roberscheuten at: email@example.com Because of Covid-19, the 2020 JJW was cancelled. Frank is currently working on JJW 2021. In the meantime, here's a link to the 2020 brochure, which contains pertinent information: http://frankroberscheuten.com/uploads/Flyer-Jazzin-July-2020.pdf
13 July - 3 Aug (or so): end of Dan's tour in Spain (see above).
(Dates to be announced; probably mid-August): Dan has been invited to return with his "Swing Four" to Arosa, Switzerland for the Arosa Summer Jazz & Blues Festival; c/o Dani Gugolz http://www.kiwanis-arosa.ch/jazz/index.php
20-24: Dan will return to the Roswell jazz Festival as a performer, but also as a clinician for the RJF's "Jazz Outreach" program, which brings the joy of jazz to Roswell junior high schools, high schools, and colleges. For details: roswelljazz.org