dan-hug-squareDan Savant started his music production company, Savant Productions, in 1978. He plays trumpet and drums and originally performed with his band for all types of private functions in addition to playing for film, TV, and CD album recordings. Dan’s band performed at large parties for ABC, Universal and Disney Studios as well as charity events for The City of Hope and Children’s Hospital. They also performed at weddings for celebrities such as Jane Seymour and Hugh Hefner.

Savant Productions Inc. moved into television and film recording and producing in the 1980’s. Over the past 30 years Dan and Savant Productions have been involved in music recording and production for television shows, records, major motion pictures and almost every major theme park in the world.

Dan’s solo trumpet playing can be heard on many films, including “Sin City,” “Predators,” and on the Golden Globe winning film and soundtrack “Sideways”. Dan also produced the orchestral and choir music in London for Mel Gibson’s record-breaking film “The Passion of the Christ”.  His most recent theme park credits include substantial work on Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration events and producing all the recordings for the opening ceremonies and Television special of Shanghai Disneyland’s Grand Opening.