John McDaniel is a Grammy Award winning Broadway conductor, arranger and producer who has lent his talents to 10 Broadway shows, including Chicago, Annie Get Your Gun, Grease and Taboo. McDaniel has worked with the crème de la crème of stars, including Patti LuPone, as her sole arranger for Patti LuPone on Broadway. He was the Music Director for the entire six-year run of The Rosie O’Donnell Show and conducted the band daily, working with such artists as Tony Bennett, Madonna, Neil Diamond, Chaka Khan, Liza Minnelli and Dick Van Dyke. His work for television has garnered two Emmy Awards. McDaniel has been featured as a conductor with symphonies and philharmonic orchestras nationwide, and his credits include arranging music for multiple Tony Awards presentations. He is currently the Artistic Director of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s Cabaret and Performance Conference.

Jungr and McDaniel met when McDaniel attended one of Jungr’s solo shows in New York City. In 2015, they debuted their first show, followed by the recording of the same name in 2016: Come Together – Barb Jungr and John McDaniel Perform the Beatles. The reviews waxed ecstatic.
“Mesmerizingly intense & exquisite!” – Pop Matters UK.