Dan Haseltine Biography

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Birth Name: Daniel Paul Haseltine
Born: 1973/01/12
Birth Place: Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Years Active: 1993 – Present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Folk, Christian

Daniel Paul "Dan" Haseltine, born on January 12, 1973 is an American singer best known for being the lead vocalist for Christian alternative folk rock group Jars of Clay. Despite being a multi-instrumentalist, Haseltine has only ever performed vocals, accordion, percussion and most recently, melodica, while with Jars of Clay. He has different artistic titles, including songwriter, producer, film composer, music supervisor and art designer.

Dan is also the founder of the non-profit organization, Blood:Water Mission, where he currently sits as part of the board of directors.

He is a regular writer and speaker about worship music, HIV/AIDS in Africa, social justice and church reform. Haseltine is also a regular columnist for Relevant Magazine, and has contributed articles to Moody, CCM Magazine, Christianity Today, World Vision, Campus Life and Beliefnet.