According to Resident Advisor’s profile on Detroit native Jay Daniel, he is the son of singer, songwriter Naomi Daniel, who herself is famed for singing Planet-E classics, “Stars” & “Feel the Fire”.
Coming from Motor City stock has clearly given 24 year old Jay Daniel a head start in the musical connoisseur stakes. The DJ / producer recently premiered a smidgen of his sophisticated palette with a thirty minute guest mix for BBC’s Benji B show.
Patrice Rushen – Before the Dawn
Norman Connors – Blue
Herbie Hancock – Ostinato (Suite for Angela)
Julian Priester / Pepo Mtoto – Proglogue
Weather Report – Surucucu
The Prime Element – Shave and Haircut