Danilo Pérez (born December 29, 1965) is a Panamanian pianist, composer, educator, and a social activist.
His music is a blend of Panamanian roots with elements of Latin American folk music, jazz,
European impressionism, African, and other musical heritages that promote music as a multi-dimensional bridge between people.
He has released 11 albums as a leader, and appeared on many recordings as a side man, which have earned him critical acclaim, numerous accolades, Grammy Awards wins and nominations. He is a recipient of the United States Artists Fellowship, and the 2009 Smithsonian Legacy Award