Dan is Mossley-based musician and artist. He works behind the scenes and as a performer/artist with Carnival arts organisations, Global Grooves and Cabasa Carnival Arts. He regularly performs as a percussionist with North-East Brazilian inspired drum and dance organisation, Juba do Leão, and is a founding member and project manager for Oldham-based youth drumming and dance outfit, Jubacana. He runs his own creative business, Abacaxi Creations, specialising in producing shekere instruments (shakers made from a beaded net and gourd) and silk painting. He has also released a debut album “The Crossing” under the guise of Coruja Jones.