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Classical Background & Evolution
Daniel Fears, the Austin, TX based R&B musician, is a perfect example of that quest in action. With his pairing of his classical training and the R&B universe, he lifts up all music fans alike with a sound that soars.Read Full Article
Musical Inspiration & Show Preparation
"I think from my recent stuff, music from the '70s,” Fears said. “I was really listening to a lot of Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder and people who've come from that, people like John Legend, people like D’Angelo."
Daniel Fears Thrives In A Lane Of His Own
in 2022 his work earned him a Sonic Guild Grant (formerly known as black fret). Daniel Fears continues to trailblaze his own lane all while thriving and creating and supporting other musicians in his community.Read Full Article
Daniel Fears Finds His Own Path
KUTX Artist of the Month - July, 2021
Working with producer Moses Elias, Fears culled hours of studio time down to a powerful six-song EP, Canopy. Recorded and released during the pandemic, the music is intimate, intense, sublime. An impressive video companion is also available on YouTube.Read Full Article
Daniel Fears Live Sessions
Yet for Daniel Fears, things went another way. Growing up in a religious Houston household, secular music was strictly forbidden. Fears caught the music bug from a different source. The more that I get into this, the more excited I am about what's possible.
His mother was the music director at his church where he played drums, and he played trombone at school eventually graduating from UT and Yale intending to pursue a classical music career. However, pop music's forbidden allure grabbed him and we should all be thankful it did.Read Full Article