Danny started working with Gene Watson in January 2012. He’s played around the Dallas/Ft. Worth area with various artists since 1984. Prior to working with Gene, he was with Janie Fricke and Johnny Lee.

Born in California, but raised in Hurley, NY, his dad Joe Naccarato started him playing Electric Guitar at the age of 5 At 6 years old, he set the record for the youngest contestant at the American Guild of Music Convention in Chicago, and held that record for many years.

After a career relocation to Dallas/Ft.Worth in the early 80’s, he started playing with numerous bands around town, honing his skills on Pedal Steel Guitar. In the intervening years, he has played all over the United States, a handful of times in Europe, and several appearances on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. In 2003, he was the Terry Awards “Steel Guitar Player of the Year”.