Daniel Charles Damon is an internationally published writer of hymn texts and tunes whose work appears in many current hymnals. He is Associate Editor of Hymnody for Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, Illinois. Dan is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church, retired July 1, 2020. He is a jazz pianist and plays at venues in the Bay Area. In 2016 he was named a Fellow of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Dan taught church music at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. His recordings are available online.
Dan is married to Eileen M. Johnson.
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Retelling the biblical story of Jonah, “Bathed in Grace” is the first song on Look at the Light, the latest album from the Dan Damon Quartet with Sheilani Alix. The music for this album is included in Dan Damon’s new collection of 64 hymns, Look at the Light: Hymns and Songs for Worship, available from Hope Publishing Company.