Guitar. Steak Tacos. Basketball. Cute Animals. Those are a few of my favorite things. They are probably pretty close to being in that order too. I've been lucky enough to be hired to play guitar for numerous studio sessions, and live touring gigs by some pretty amazing artists. Some of these artists include Universal Recording Artist, Austin John Winkler (lead singer of the multi-platinum selling band Hinder with hits "Lips Of An Angel" and "Better Than Me"), Nashville's Chris Weaver (2015 winner of Nashville Music Industry Awards 'Best Music Duo or Group' and 'Best Live Country Performers') South African country star Adeline Mocke, Milwaukee Funk legend Charles Walker, and many more! I've flown on private jets, toured in tour busses, and recorded in world class studios, all because of my passion for 6 tuned strings attached to a block of wood. I'm forever grateful for these experiences, and am happy to share more of them with you. So, if you need a 6'2" shooting guard who's addicted to Pupflix (check out their IG page, thank me later), can grill the hell out of some steak tacos, AND show up on time with my guitar and a smile, I'd love to work with you! 

I can also record guitar parts from my studio for your next track, ep, album, or anything else you want guitar on! Here are some examples of songs my guitar playing has been featured on.

Sometimes I post a "Riff Of The Day" on my Instagram account @danny_shred. Here are a few examples

Hear samples of my guitar work!

Here's a guitar lesson video I did. Fun Fact: This is the video that got me the job touring with Austin John Winkler (singer from Hinder). He enjoyed my fart humor at least as much as my playing.

Danny Schmitz


p: 414-426-0366

IG: @danny_shred


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