Danny was born August 28th, 1948 and was raised in Chicago. He is best known for being the original drummer and founding member of the rock group Chicago.
Danny began playing drums at the age of nine after being inspired by his uncle, who was a drummer. Danny went on to study percussion at DePaul University. Danny's influences are Buddy Rich, Tony Williams, Mitch Mitchell, Elvin Jones and Grady Tate. Danny is also known for co-writing the hit, "Lowdown," with Peter Cetera. Danny is hopeful that his band Chicago will inspire other musicians to be aware of the possibilities available through the use of imagination and open minds.