Danny Trifan (Larry Coryell, Buzzy Linhart)

Funk, fusion, blues, jazz, soul, disco, rock…


An incredibly  versatile session player and sideman, most folks know Danny Trifan from his tenure in Larry Coryell’s Eleventh House wherein he waxed such watershed slabs as Introducing… (1974) and Planet End (1975). Working with drummers Alphonse Mouzon and Billy Cobham, Trifan is a groove master, plying busy passages which compliment their polyrhythmic prowess.


Trifan also excels as a song /ensemble player as evidenced by his fine work with Buzzy Linhart, Blood Sweat & Tears, David Sanborn, Tom Waits, the Players Association with Michael Brecker and David Sanborn, Steve Khan, and Jon Faddis among many others.


Danny is also a producer, composer, and doubles on several instruments.


Danny Trifan Sound & Vision


With Larry Coryell:

“Cover Girl” https://youtu.be/m6TNlBis0so


“Birdfingers” https://youtu.be/KmCsvQdKxNM


“Birdfingers” at the Eleventh House re-union 2013 https://youtu.be/abYIPNg2H0A


“The Funky Waltz” https://youtu.be/eayWk5JUyWE


With Buzzy Linhart:

“Don’t You Pay Me No Mind” https://youtu.be/Em1-BDoMIpQ


With Blood Sweat & Tears:

“Put Out the Light” https://youtu.be/d-uFnlGuVnQ


The Players Association:

“Goin’ To the Disco” https://youtu.be/r854IafWn3s