Dan Hagen has been teaching guitar in all styles and age levels since 1990.
He has taught such renowned players as Billy Burnette (Fleetwood Mac, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan) and Desperate Housewives actor James Denton. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz/Classical guitar from the University of North Texas at the legendary University of North Texas.
Dan is the band leader/guitar player for the national organization "Chick Singer Night" www.chicksingernight.com held in Nashville at the legendary Bluebird Cafe
. He is currently producing several artists and bands in Nashville as well as regularly performing live and in the studio as a guitar session player. Dan has worked with a host of artists including; Norah Jones, Kelly Sweet, The Jordanaires, Lila McCann, Paul Brandt, Lari White, Elizabeth Cook, Sarah Whatmore, Adam Nitti, Joseph Wooten, and many more.
In 2005 Dan started a jingle production business and he has produced, written, arranged and played guitar/Dobro on music for several reality shows on CMT (MTV Networks) such as “Man vs. Vegas”, “Trick my Truck” and “Coyote Ugly”. He’s also produced and written music for the Tennessee Lottery. In addition to producing music for TV/Radio and artists, Dan is produces his own work (link?). Dan proudly endorses Gibson guitars, D’addario strings, and Dunlop/MXR products.