ALL IN ALL (2020)

I composed the music for All In All during the last two weeks of December, 2019, and the first week of 2020. It was one of the most fertile periods I can remember. I wrote every morning and night, and ended up with 20 new compositions. I picked my favorite dozen for this project, and added my arrangement of a joyous gospel classic, Soon and Very Soon.... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

Good Music (2018)

Featuring Dan Balmer, Dave Captein and Jason Palmer “There are only two kinds of music. Good music and the other kind."  – Duke Ellington. It’s a phrase I’ve heard my whole life.  Early ... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

Made in Portland (2015)

4 STARS IN DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE! FEATURED ON DOWNBEAT'S BEST ALBUMS OF 2015 LIST!  Start with three of Portland’s leading ladies – Rebecca Kilgore, Anandi Gefroh, and Laura Cunard, – add eight ... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

Back in the Mix (2012)

Dan Wilensky’s Back In The Mix features Mark Soskin (piano), Dean Johnson (bass), Tony Moreno (drums), and special guest Russ Johnson (trumpet) in a musical tour-de-force. "Brilliant." –Midw... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

Group Therapy (2011)

Group Therapy features guitarist David Phelps, bassist Dean Johnson, drummer Tony Moreno, and Wilensky on tenor saxophone. This project celebrates several gifts we often take for granted: spontaneous ... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

If Only You Knew (2010)

Dan Wilensky's 2010 release, If You Only Knew, features pianist Bob Himmelberger (Charlie Rouse, Nelson Riddle), bassist Dean Johnson (Gerry Mulligan, Bill Frisell), and drummer Scott Neumann (Dave ... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

And Then Some (1997)

And Then Some is a warm, soulful, left-of-center combo platter of instrumental funk, blues, and jazz starring Wilensky and 20 of New York's first-call musicians; not your average bear. Dan ... Continue Reading & Hear the Music

Miscellaneous Tracks

Here’s music from various recording sessions I did – some very well-known, others obscure. Enjoy!... Continue Reading & Hear the Music