Danny D performed in Las Vegas this last January with an all-star band, including Simon Townsend (Pete's brother), Teddy Andreadis and others. First at Caesar's Palace, then joining The Who's Roger Daltrey at the MGM Grand. Check out the video!
Danny D Danny talks about growing up and living with Tourettes syndrome on the Ask Dr. Nandi Show, aired on WADL - Dec 20, 2012. See the video.
Widely known as a spectacular Rod Stewart impersonator with his The Rod Stewart Tribute Show, the Motor City's Danny D (Dzialo) has just released a rich, 10-song compilation CD seething with the Detroit sound. Hailing from Hamtramck, Michigan, Danny D literally grew up in the center of Detroit Rock Cityand with the musicians thereof. And many of these veteran Detroit musicians add their native sound to this rock and soulful CD from The D.
Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner shares a duet with Danny D. Bob Seger's Silver Bullet Band members Drew Abbott, Alto Reed, Robyn Robbins and Shaun Murphy all added their respective talents. Rod Stewart touring guitarist Paul Warren adds his licks on a couple tunes. Kid Rock and Howling Diablos keyboardist Jimmie Bones makes contribution, as does rapper Hush, blues greats Johnnie Bassett and Darryl Lee, as well as backup singers Carly Hartwell and Eliza Neals, and others. Tino Gross of Funky D Records produced the CD, as well as played guitar, drums, percussion, harmonica and back up vocals on many of the songs. Still Got The Boy In Me is both a personal statement, and a testimony to the great tapestry of Detroit music and The Detroit Sound.
Playing his own music since a young age, Danny has matured with the inspiration of his Rock-n-Roll roots and the insight that comes from age and experience. Danny D has opened for some very big name artists such as: Mitch Ryder, David Lee Roth, Bad Company, The Tubes, Eddie Money, Air Supply, and The Romantics. Furthermore, for the past several years Danny D has made it a Thanksgiving tradition opening for Detroit's Uncle Kracker Show at the Emerald Theatre.
The Vagabonds are Danny D's backup band, composed of veteran musicians: guitarist James Niemi, Darryl Lee on bass, drummer Paul Sikorski, and on keyboards Bruce Neault. See Danny D and the Vagabonds perform routinely all over the Detroit Metropolitan area, venues large and small, as well as engagements throughout North America. Not only do these guys have a fantastic repertoire of original music, DannyD and the Vagabonds perform the greatest Rod Stewart tribute in the country. Winning a tribute contest in Las Vegas won this Rod Stewart tribute a 3-day gig performing at the Playboy Mansion. Top accolade- Danny D has been the only Rod Stewart impersonator to ever be pulled up on stage by Rod Stewartto sing Do You Think I'm Sexy? with the man himself!