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Danny Schmidt (born 7 October 1970) is an American singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, where he was born and raised. He now lives there with fellow musician and singer-songwriter Carrie Elkin. In 2007 he won the Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk award.

Schmidt started playing guitar at the age of 12. At age 20, he discovered he liked the blues after tracking the music of Jimi Hendrix back through Muddy Waters,…

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  • I can't get enough of Danny Schmidt!
  • e-music, cd baby, amazon
  • does anyone have download links for some of his albums ? i can't realy find em >_<
  • Great voice, loving his music.
  • Danny is awesome! Just heard him play in Brooklyn live. Gorgeous finger picking and voice. And he's funny :-)
  • Beautiful soul, beautiful eyes, beautiful musician
  • bueno bueno, muy bueno
  • think early Leonard Cohen in terms of sprawling acoustic guitar driven songs (at least some are like this). his voice is rather unique but a little emotive and he kind of reminds me Bonnie Prince Billy's. The instrumentation (for Parables & Primes at least) is simple and creates a welcoming intimate atmosphere, like an honest, folk-country record. LISTEN TO HIM FOR HIS WONDERFULLY CATCHY RHYMES

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