Dan Reynolds was born and raised in Vancouver. Growing up in a musical household, he took an interest in music from a young age. He was introduced to jazz by his father and developed a love for playing piano and writing music. After high school, Dan moved to Montreal to study at the Schulich School of music at McGill University. Here he had a chance to study piano, arranging, theory and composition with Jan Jarczyk, Chris McCann, Chet Doxas, Kevin Dean and Andre White among others. Dan played in the McGill Jazz Orchestra and worked alongside guest artists such as Phil Dwyer, John Taylor, Joe Lovano, Ben Monder, Jim McNeely and Tim Ries. He has since moved back to Vancouver where he is busy performing, composing and recording. He teaches jazz at the VSO school of music and is the music director at Brentwood Presbyterian Church. He is also artistic director of a jazz concert series at Roedde House Museum.