Danny Gochnour Music

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Bio

 

I borrowed a guitar from my cousin when I was nine years old after watching the Monkees on TV.   I took a few lessons, and within a year I was in my first rock 'n' roll band.  

My early influences included Jimmy Page, Jimmy McCarty, Jimi Hendrix, and Jeff Beck.  Soon, I discovered Steely Dan and their vast use of many session guitarists, and through Steely Dan, I became aware of Larry Carlton.  Larry opened up a whole new approach to guitar for me.  From there I ventured into Jazz and listened to  Miles Davis, Robben Ford, Pat Metheny, the Yellowjackets, John Scofield, Mike Stern, and others.

A few of my many influences, and, I'm not afraid to quote them in my playing are, Eric JohnsonRobben Ford, Pat Metheny, Carlos Santana and Jeff Beck. However, there are guys that, while I'm soloing, come to mind.  I often go for that Eric Clapton 'Crossroads' tone, or the grittiness of David Grissom when I'm reaching for something.  

I owe all of who I am as a guitar player to everyone I've listened to or played with.  You can learn from everything and everyone, and I thank you all for your inspiration.

 

-- Danny G

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blog

Gigs

Apr 8
Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers
Sellersville Theatre
Doors Open: 7:00PM
May 3
The Shari Richards Band
Jergels Rhythm Grille
City: Warrendale, PA
Doors Open: 12:00AM

Danny will be playing with The Shari Richards Band

May 20
Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers
Meadows Casino
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Jun 23
St. Thomas More Festival
City: South Hills
Doors Open: 7:00PM

With Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers

Nov 25
WDVE 2nd Annual Christmas Show
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Doors Open: 12:00AM

Location: Stage AE
400 N Shore Drive
Pittsbugh, PA 15212
US

http://www.ticketmaster.com/2nd-annual-dve-charity-jam-stage-ae-pittsburgh-pa/venueartist/180952/2420263

Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers with special guests Donnie Iris, Rick Witkowskis, and Kelsey Friday. Opening for the Clarks

Dec 15
Headliner's (with the Houserockes)
City: Washington, PA
Doors Open: 12:00AM

Location: The Meadows
200 Racetrack Rd
Washington PA 15347
US

http://www.meadowsgaming.com/

Always a great time!!!

Dec 16
New Houserocker CD Listening Party
Address: 2020 Dartmore Street
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Doors Open: 12:00AM

More Yesterdays Than Tomorrows Listening Party

Show Time: 7:00 PM
Location: The Church Recording Studio
2020 Dartmore Street
Pittsbugh, PA 15210
US

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/more-yesterdays-than-tomorrows-listening-party-tickets-39628887068

Houserocker Fans!!! Don't Miss This One!! Limited Seating!!

Please join us for an exclusive listening party for our new record "More Yesterdays Than Tomorrows" at the Church Recording Studio at 7PM on Saturday, December 16, 2017.
The evening will consist of a playback of the new record, a meet and greet, Q and A session and a band performance. A copy of our new cd,valet parking, beer, water, and muchies provided. BYOB

Admission $25.00.
See you there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/more-yesterdays-than-tomorrows-listening-party-tickets-39628887068

Contact: N: Dana

Jan 27
Jammin Java (with Houserockers)
Address: 227 Maple Ave E
City: Vienna, VA
Doors Open: 12:00AM

Jammin' Java
227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, Va 22180
US

http://www.jamminjava. com/event/1578860

Join at the coolest club in the DC area.

Contact: Jen Lee
P: 703.220.8045

Feb 17
Club Cafe (with Houserockers)
Club Cafe
Address: 56 South 12th Street
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Doors Open: 12:00AM

Location: Club Cafe

56 South 12th Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

US

www.clubcafelive.com/

Gear

Danny Gochnour uses the following gear

and would like to thank the following companies:

Soundclips

Better Off
Sound Of Us Breaking
I Can't Tell You Why
Cold Duck Time

Contact Danny

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