Daniel studies music and guitar.

His Marshall-style stack involves a Fargen tube amp made in California, Port City 2x12 slant speaker cabinet from North Carolina, WGS speakers from Kentucky, Mogami cables from Japan, custom made Pratts Boards from New Jersey, and an array of Boss pedals from Japan and Taiwan.

His guitars are based on the Telecaster, Stratocaster, Les Paul, ES-335, and acoustic dreadnought and are made by Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, Ibanez, and Michael Kelly.

His musical tastes are broad, including early Jazz, Chicago blues, American songbook, folk and working songs, swing and big band, romantic composers, and classic and progressive Rock. His musical study is focused on the rock era of 1960s-1984.

His musical goals involve improvisation and composition.