New record release!

My latest recording, All In All is available on all digital platforms, with physical copies available from Alliance Entertainment, Amazon Marketplace and Super D. The album features 12 new origina... Continue Reading

2 New Videos in the Works!

I'm starting the '20s with two brand new videos. I'm using 2 vastly different tracks from 2 of my records, and each video will have a completely different vibe from the other. Look for the first one ... Continue Reading

New Feature in the February, 2020 Issue of Downbeat

I'm honored that Downbeat has chosen to transcribe and analyze one of my solos from my Group Therapy record. I'll post a link on the Press page when the issue hits the web. Continue Reading

New Record Release!

  That's right! I'm at it again. Good Music marks yet another sonic departure for me: a bass/drums/saxophone affair. Though I've recorded a few things and played many gigs with this instrum... Continue Reading
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Live at Jo Bar

The Dan Wilensky Quartet holding forth at Jo Bar on NW 23rd St., PDX. Ya Shoulda been there! Come on down next time and feel the love. Continue Reading

Downbeat Magazine

Keep an eye out for the March, 2018 issue of Downbeat magazine. I contributed an article on the art of hiring and leading a band, and I'm featured in a fun Bari reed and mouthpiece ad. Downbeat ... Continue Reading

New Video

  I've finally release my latest contribution to the video onslaught. But this one kicks it up a notch: it's a call to arms against the wave of ignorance that has descended upon us. Among all ... Continue Reading

Summer Update

  If you're wondering about the dearth of new gigs and other career action, it's due to a big move out of PDX. I'm close by and will be back in action as soon as the chaos subsides. Stay ... Continue Reading

Downbeat honors “Made In Portland”

  Venerable music publication Downbeat magazine included Made In Portland on their list of Best Albums of 2015. I'm honored to be in such stellar company, including some of my favorite ... Continue Reading

Download of the Day featured my song "Here" from the Back In The Mix album back on October 20, but you can still get it there. Just go to the Download of the Day section. The tunes are listed by date. ... Continue Reading

Cool new tracks on the music page

  I've added some of my work with Faith No More, Hall & Oates and other fabulous stuff to the Miscellaneous Tracks section (scroll to the bottom of the MUSIC page).   Continue Reading

Live at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance

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Here's a photo from our sold out show at a super-cool art gallery/jazz club in Cloverdale, CA. Great night, great venue! Randy Vincent (guitar), Doug Miller (bass), Alex Aspinall (drums) and me. Photo by Chelsea Judith.... Continue Reading

Recent Tour

  The DW Quartet and Trio's recent California tour was a blast. Stellar musicians Randy Vincent, Doug Miller and Alex Aspinal tore it up. We played to enthusiastic audiences in the Bay Area and ... Continue Reading
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Musician! (2013)

This is a book for all musicians, and anyone who loves music. It includes music history, philosophy, assorted tricks of the trade, proactive advice for the downtrodden, and wild tales from the ... Continue Reading
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Private Lessons, Clinics, Schools, and Music Therapy

  Mr. Wilensky offers private lessons in saxophone, flute, piano, theory and composition. All ages and levels are welcome; over 30 years of experience; local references available. Learn how to ... Continue Reading