Daniel Drazhnikov was born in 2000, February, 10 in Hanoy, Vietnam. Since 2001 Daniel lives in Moscow, Russia.
He is a pupil of the Primary School No.129, Moscow.
Also Daniel is a student of the Dunaevskiy Musical School
(jazz piano class of Evgeniy Grechishev).
Daniel is a winner of the competitions of the children creativity "The Way To Tomorrow" (2005 - 1st Prize, 2006 - 1st Prize).
Daniel took part in a lot of musical concerts and musical festivals.
In May, 2008 Danitel took part at The International Slavic Music Festival And Competitions where he won The Third Prize.
In March, 2009 Daniel Drazhnikov won the Second Prize of The All-Russian Contest "The Grand Piano in a Jazz" in Moscow. In a year, in March,
2010, Daniel won the First Prize of that contest. In March 2011 Daniel won these competitions again. Also he got the Second Prize in the in the category "Along With Jazz".
A year later, in March 2012 he won the First Prize both in the main category and in the "Along With Jazz" category.
In May 2011 he participated in the "Dunayevskiy" Contest, where he received the second prize as a soloist and the first prize in the jazz band.
Since 2008 he is a scolar of "The New Names" Foundation.
On Daniel's personal web page you can find some photos of Daniel, download and listen
some musical pieces played by him. Also you can download video recordings of his piano playing at the concerts.
March, 27, 2012. Three newest videos were added.