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daniel makins: Bio

Daniel Makins is a songwriter from San Angelo, TX.

He is trying to live a good life... Struggling Christian, Husband, Dad, Songwriter.

A relative of famed ballad hunter, John A Lomax, Daniel has always had songs as milestones and guideposts.

A decade of piano lessons preceded years as a jazz drummer which led to a self-taught finger-style guitar technique utilizing several alternate tunings which is at once instinctively rhythmic and melodically fresh. Daniel has self-released six albums and been included on a "Traveling Texas" compilation released by the Center for Texas Music History.

Kerrville Folk Festival (3 time New Folk Finalist)
Wildflower Festival (Winner)
Gig Harbor Folk Festival (Winner)