Award-winning producer, composer, and songwriter Daniel Indart is widely respected in the entertainment industry as one of the most prolific and knowledgeable artist/executives in the world of Latin music. His music credits run the gamut of such high-profile film and television credits as the theme for the NBC series Kingpin and music for HBO’s The Sopranos to commercial work including campaigns for Miller Lite beer and Hyundai automobiles among many others. As an artist/songwriter, Daniel has performed with some of the biggest names in the music industry including Ricky Martin, Placido Domingo, and Quincy Jones. Indart’s Los Angeles-based companies Latin Music Specialists (LMS) and LMS Records are among the premier sources for recorded Latin Music in the world today.
Daniel was born in Argentina but raised throughout South America due to the travels of his mother, a world-renowned dance instructor, choreographer, and Prima Ballerina and choreographer at the prestigious Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires. Through her, Daniel was introduced to the music of the classical composers as well as the vast musical folklore of Latin America, including Tango and Flamenco, as well as to musicians and dance professionals from all over the world.
Daniel’s academic excellence and musical talent led him to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in film scoring. Before attending Berklee, RCA International had signed Daniel to its stable of performers. Two songs from his very first album became number one hits on the Latin American charts.
As a songwriter, Daniel has written thousands of songs and commercial music pieces. As a performer, he has recorded three record albums and sung the lead voice in musical spots for numerous advertising campaigns. In addition, he has performed backup vocals in record projects for Ricky Martin, Plácido Domingo, Ana Gabriel, Gloria Trevi, Pimpinela, Yuri, Lupita D’Alessio, Xuxa, as well as on the We Are the World project. Daniel has also worked with Quincy Jones, Humberto Gatica, and Grammy winner producers K.C. Porter, Antonio “Moogie” Canazio, and Kenny O’Brien, among many others. In 1986, Indart founded Indart Music & Sound (IMS), creating and producing music and sound design for more than 1000 advertising commercials. IMS has also won a host of industry awards including Clios, Beldings, and Se Habla Espanol awards.
In addition, Daniel also founded Latin Music Specialists (LMS), the licensing arm of LMS Records specializing in providing Latin music for film, television, multimedia, e-commerce, gaming, B2B, and traditional record company licensing applications. Creating Latin Music Specialists (LMS), Indart has become the entertainment industry’s foremost expert in all genres of Latin Music.
In 2001, he launched LMS Records, an independently owned Los Angeles-based record company specializing in the best in multi-genre, traditional, and contemporary Latin Music.
CSI:N.Y. (CBS), CSI:Miami (CBS), CSI:Los Angeles (CBS), Chuck (NBC), Dexter (Showtime), Chase (NBC), Criminal Minds (CBS), Sons of Anarchy (FX), The Good Wife (CBS), Royal Pains (USA Network), Medium (CBS), Weeds (Showtime), Burn Notice (USA), Nip Tuck (FX), The Shield (FX), Lie To Me (FOX), The Sopranos (HBO), Biography (A&E), Unanswered Prayers (Lifetime), Esta Mañana theme (Telemundo), KingPin (Theme Song) (NBC), Chase (NBC).
Hemingway & Gellhorne (HBO), Machinegun Preacher (Lionsgate), The Gardener (Summit Ent.), From Prada To Nada (Lionsgate), I Love You Phillip Morris (Europacorp), The Way of the Gun (Artisan Entertainment Group), Take The Lead (New Line Cinema), Swing Vote (Touchstone Pictures), Sunshine Cleaning (BackLot Pictures), In The Valley of Elah (Blackfriars Bridge Films), 10 Items or Less (Reveal Ent.), The Matador (Yari Film Group), Happy Endings (Lionsgate), The Sentinel (20th Century-Fox), Date Movie (New Regency Picturess), The Hot Chick (Touchstone Pictures), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (Lionsgate), Laws of Attraction (New Line Cinema), S.W.A.T. (Columbia Pictures), The Game of Their Lives (IFC), Dance With Me (Sony Pictures), Little Miss Sunshine (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Three to Tango (Warner Brothers), The Bachelor (New Line Cinema), Trust Me (Image Entertainment), Gran Torino (Warner Bros. Pictures).
Aeromexico, Albertson’s Supermarkets, Amtrak, AT&T, Bank of America, Budweiser, Chevron, Chrysler, Coors Beer, Crest, Disneyland, Folgers, Miller Lite, Hyundai, Goodyear, GTE, IHOP, Jack In The Box, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald’s, MCI, Mobil, Nestlé Quick, Pacific Bell, Procter and Gamble, Robinsons-May, Seaworld, The Good Guys, Toyota, Verizon, and Wells Fargo Bank.
American Song Festival USA, JPF Music Awards, Festival Internacional Spain, Belding Awards for Creative Achievement, Sunny Achievement, Se Habla Español Communications Awards, Telly Awards, Best Composition Gamespots: Tropico The Music, “Best Music for Video Game” Computer Gaming World: Tropico The Music, “Best Music for Video Game” Computer Games Magazine: Tropico The Music, “Outstanding Achievement in Original Musical Composition” The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences: Tropico The Music.
Daniel is an active member of the following professional associations: ASCAP, BMI, NARAS & LARAS, voting member of the Grammy Awards, AFTRA, SAG, AFM, AIMP, The California Copyright Conference (CCC) and (NARIP) National Association of Recording Industry Professionals.
Throughout his career, Daniel has been invited by numerous industry forums and conventions to serve as a speaker, panelist, and moderator. Most recently, he participated in the 2010 Hollywood Reporter / Billboard Film and TV Music Conference. Daniel holds an honorary doctorate from Sheperd University’s School of Music where he teaches Music Entrepreneurship and Music Production.