HOW IT ALL BEGAN
Soloist, composer and soulful bandleader, award-winning saxophonist Trey Daniels is an inspiration for his generation in jazz, funk, R&B and Hip Hop. Coming from Atlanta, Daniels’ music blends his experience and his captivating energy, creating beautiful soundscapes across genres. As part of eight-time Grammy award winner Anita Baker’s Farewell World Tour, Daniels was featured at the Monaco Jazz Fest, North Sea Jazz Fest, Montreux Jazz Fest and more. In addition, His very first single, 86th St., was listed on the Smooth Jazz Billboard Charts in 2017. In Daniels’ upcoming 2021 release, he draws on his influences from the likes of Stevie Wonder, H.E.R., Gerald Albright, Kenny Garrett and Miles Davis to embody vibrant and relentless creativity. In the words of the lovely Anita Baker, “You already know what to do. That’s why you’re here. At the moment where you let go and just play, the stage is yours.”
Trey was born in Tampa, Florida as a premature baby (2.8 oz) that could not breathe on his own.
Trey’s first time picking up the saxophone was in the 6th grade at Progress Village Magnet School.
In 2003, Trey performed at his first public performance with the City of Tampa.
After graduating college in 2011, Trey worked at Office Depot. In 2013, Trey left his job working at Office Depot to become a full-time musician.
In 2016, Trey had his 1st Nationally televised performance for the NFL.
Trey got the call to go on the road with the 8x Grammy Award Winning Songstress, Anita Baker.
Trey released his debut album “EVOLVE”