Danie Ocean

John Fisher, Rochelle Killson-Drayton, Danie Ocean and Bill Giffear

Danie Ocean is a singer/ songwriter/ producer from the Philadelphia area. Her music can best be described as “Soul Pop” a funky fusion of classic R&B overtones, and catchy pop dynamics, but don’t limit this songstress to just an R&B singer.

Danie Ocean’s most recent project – The Danie Ocean Band’s LP ‘Love Won’t Let Me Fail’ – released June 15, 2018. Check out ‘Possibility’, the first single from the LP, here:

Danie Ocean is definitely an artist that transcends genres from country to hip-hop. Inspired by Whitney Houston at the tender age of three, Danie Ocean has played major independent venues like World Cafe Live, DOWNSTAIRS, and the Tin Angel; and has played legendary venues like the Apache Cafe in Atlanta Georgia and The Sidewalk Cafe in New York City. She has performed in New Orleans, at Austin Red Gorilla Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival and several local venues in the Philadelphia area.

Danie Ocean’s Lovelight EP

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‘Love Won’t Let Me Fail’ LP Credits

Danie Ocean (vocal, guitar), Bill Giffear (trumpet), John Fisher(percussion), Rochelle Kilson-Drayton(bass), Joseph Veltri (keys), Dirk Quinn (guitar), Rob Sanders (violin)

‘Love Won’t Let Me Fail’ LP Credits

  • Danie Ocean (vocal, guitar), Bill Giffear (trumpet), John Fisher(percussion), Rochelle Kilson-Drayton(bass), Joseph Veltri (keys), Dirk Quinn (guitar), Rob Sanders (violin)
  • All songs written by Danie Ocean except for track 6.
  • Track 6. ‘You Oughta Know’ written by Alonis Morissette and Glen Ballard
  • Engineered and Produced by Vidal Davis
  • Associate Production by Danie Ocean
  • Recorded at Working While Playing – West Philadelphia, PA
  • Mastered at Winding Way Records – Newtown Square, PA
  • Photography by Dave DiRentis
  • CD Artwork by James Pike

Copyright 2017 – All rights reserved.  Recordings are being provided as professional samples only, reproduction, capture and redistribution is strictly prohibited without express written consent by the artist.

Except for “Love Won’t Let me Fail” and ” Beautiful” The following musicians performed on the preceding recordings but the composition including the lead vocal performance, rhythm guitar performance, song lyrics, chord progressions, melody and song arrangements are by Danielle Jackson aka Danie Ocean:

  • Lovelight, The Therapist, Say My Name:  John Fisher, drums & percussion; Omar Torrance, percussion; Corey Rader, bass; Angelo Jones, backing vocals;
  • The Therapist and Say My Name: Joseph Veltri piano and synth;
  • Love Light:  Joseph McAnally piano and synth.
  • Beautiful:  John Palmer, bass; John Fisher, Drums.

Recordings done at Working While Playing, Mt. Airy Philadelphia, PA; Winding Way Records, Bryn Mawr, PA

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