Daniel Halen

What’s Up Yukon was first introduced to Dan Halen in our Whitewater Wednesdays column by Barry Jack Jenkins. His first Yukon band formed In 2003 with Grant Hartwick and Dale Cooper called Bucks and Honey. Halen created his solo project, Trapper Dan,

From Welding Class to LA

If all the people who have played at Whitewater Wednesday Night Jam, Dan Halen has the coolest name. And it’s his real name. “Write me a cheque and we’ll find out,” the finger-picking blues/jazz guitarist and onetime Trapper Dan jokes with me over matcha lattes. Originally from Winnipeg, Halen got interested in music while working …

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On His Own; Almost

With the release of his new album, Rich in Every Way, Daniel Halen shows just how much a musician can accomplish on his or her own. Recorded largely by himself in his home studio, the CD features Halen performing all instruments and vocals on all but one track. Most of the songs have a soft, …

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