Peter & Dan
Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, Rock & Roll and Latin Rock
Peter and Dan met while contributing to the Truckee Alliance for the Musical Arts (TAMA) and ended up playing together in a trio for many years. After some time apart, they've reconnected and have formed their new acoustic duo, Peter and Dan. These two have a diverse and eclectic sound, leaving you refreshed and energized. They cover popular artists such as Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Santana, Tom Petty and Neil Young.
Peter DeMattei has been playing guitar since 8 years old. He has been a student of classical and Latin music most of that time. Also, he has been performing in the Tahoe Truckee area since the mid 1990s.
Dan Copeland is a California native with roots in blue’s, acoustic folk rock and country. Dan first picked up the guitar as a teenager. His early inspirations include Glen Campbell, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and Willie Nelson. Dan plays guitar, National resonator guitar, bottleneck slide, mandolin, harmonica, and banjo. During the late seventies and early eighties he performed in the San Jose and Santa Cruz area’s as a soloist and as a part of a trio called Morning Sky. In the past twelve year’s he has studied Robert Johnson, Chris Smither’s , Muddy Water’s and Steve James, to name a few.