Dan Truman is the keyboard/piano player for the hugely successful country band Diamond Rio. Dan is also a devote member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was trained in classical piano after attending BYU, where he was in Young Ambassadors. He met Marty Roe in 1984 at Opryland USA in Nashville. They formed the Grizzly River Boys, a bluegrass group later known as the Tennessee River Boys.
He loves jazz and classical music, and his favorite country artists are Martina McBride, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, and Trisha Yearwood.
Dan loves to perform “One More Day” for crowds, “watching and feeling the crowd’s response to this song is an amazing thing. We have truly been blessed by the song and its power.”
Diamond Rio signed with Arista Records, and released their first single “Meet in the Middle” in 1991. It took its place in the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks #1 spot. They have since come out with several more #1 hits: “How Your Love Makes Me Feel”, “One More Day” and “I Believe”. They have recorded many albums, 3 of which have been given RIAA’s platinum certification in the U.S. Diamond Rio also received 4 Group of the Year awards from the CMA’s, 2 awards for Top Vocal Group from the ACM, and 13 Grammy nominations.
Diamond Rio signed with a Christian label, Word Records, in 2007, and released a Christmas album A Diamond Rio Christmas: The Star Still Shines.