Daniel de Jesús is a multidisciplinary artist; Painter, Cellist, Violinist, and songwriter.
Daniel received all of his artistic training in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia PA. He attended the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts in 1996 where he studied painting, graphics, drawing, and instrumental studies concentrating on the cello.
Daniel’s education in music was under the guidance of Curtis Graduate and Philomel cellist Vivian Barton Dozer. His work as a musician has been multifaceted; performing in orchestras, chamber ensembles, rock bands, and latin ensembles. Daniel has released 2 albums and an EP of his own original work under the moniker TivaTiva. Daniel’s music is multilayered in its influences of Pop, Classical, and Rock sensibilities. Contextually, the music translates ideas of mysticism, spirituality, and mythic fantasy. His work has often been compared to the music of Jeff Buckley, David Bowie, Bjork, and Tori Amos.