Daniel Seeff is the Program Director of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. He also directs the Institute’s Los Angeles public school outreach programming, including Jazz in the Classroom and BeBop to Hip-Hop, and serves as an associate producer of the Institute’s annual International Jazz Competition.

Seeff coordinated the Institute’s summer jazz colony for six years and has produced dozens of Institute educational concerts in Los Angeles. Prior to transferring to the Los Angeles office, Seeff administered the Washington, DC Jazz in the Classroom series, produced the distance learning network master class hosted by guitarist Pat Metheny, and coordinated the “With Strings Attached” school assembly programs.

Seeff is a bassist and guitarist who has toured nationally and performed on many major label albums with artists such as Eminem, Jay-Z, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Cypress Hill. He also performed on the Aloe Blacc album “Lift Your Spirit” produced by DJ Khalil and co-wrote the top 20 hit song “The Man.”