Dan Edinberg (BMI)

Abe Olman Scholarship, 2020

Dan Edinberg is a producer and songwriter based in New York City. A multi-instrumentalist, he is known for his stylistic versatility. Dan’s work spans R+B (co-wrote “Reachin’ 2 Much” feat. Layla Hathaway on Anderson Paak’s Grammy-winning album Ventura); Afrobeats (produced/co-wrote the majority of Beninese artist Shirazee’s debut EP Home and Away, with “Juju feat. SAINt JHN” played by Ebro Darden on Apple Music Beats 1); folk (produced upcoming EP for Guyanese singer-songwriter Juke Ross, RCA/Palmtree Records); pop (produced/co-wrote Michael Blume’s EP Cynicism & Sincerity, S-Curve Records); and emerging artists, including Reyn Hartley (independent release “Snitch” currently 10 million streams worldwide and 24K Tik Toks), TylerxCordy, and Kidd Kenn (Island Records).

Dan is also a founding member of influential psychedelic soul band The Stepkids (Stones Throw Records), with whom he performed at Glastonbury and Bonnaroo, and produced for legendary rapper Pharoahe Monch.