Daniel Smith's recording BEBOP BASSOON is on the Zah Zah label
featuring a top US rhythm section: pianist Martin Bejerano, bassist John Sullivan and drummer Ludwig Afonso.
MARTIN BEJERANO: PIANO
Currently member of the Roy Haynes band. Performed with: Russell Malone, James Moody, Ira Sullivan, Marcus Printup and many others. Major jazz festivals including those of Playboy, Montreal, Aspen, Ravinia, Sedona, Big Sur, Lincoln Center, Bahia, Charlie Parker. Jazz clubs appearances include: Birdland, The Blue Note, Jazz Gallery, Sunset Club (Paris), Jazz Showcase, Dakota. Recordings on various labels.
JOHN SULLIVAN: BASS
Currently member of the Roy Haynes band. Performed with Joe Lovano, Roy Hargrove, Mike Manieri, Louis Hayes, David Sanchez, Bill Stewart. Jazz club venues and festivals include: The Jazz Gallery, Village Vanguard, The Blue Note, The Knitting Factory, Smalls, Lincoln Center. Recordings on various labels.
LUDWIG AFONSO: DRUMS
One of New York's premier jazz drummers, currently with Spiro Gyra. Featured with Bob Berg, Ira Sullivan, Nestor Torres, Sammy Figueroa, Eddie Rivera, Hector Martianon, Donny McCaslin. Ensembles include CJB Concert Jazz Band and the Bop Brothers. Recordings on various labels.
|BEBOP BASSOON |
Bebop classics including:
- Sister Sadie [Horace Silver]
- Blue Monk [Thelonious Monk]
- Anthropology [Charlie Parker]
- In A Sentimental Mood [Duke Ellington]
- Killer Joe [Benny Golson]
- All Blues [Miles Davis]
- Up Against The Wall [John Coltrane]
- Doxy [Sonny Rollins]
- Stickey Wicket [Dexter Gordon]
- Birk's Works [Dizzy Gillespie
Hear samples from 'Bebop Bassoon':
Note: These music clips are edited versions of the actual tracks.
Reviews of Bebop Bassoon:
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— CADENCE magazine / Larry Nai
(Sweden) / Peter Giger
(Russia) / Leonid Auskern
— (Germany) / Carina Prange
— DIMENSIONS IN JAZZ Internet Radio, Live 365 British Columbia (Canada) / Nancy MacLarty
— ALTRI SUONI (Italy) / Fausto Vedova
— ALL MUSIC (USA) / Alex Henderson
"What a great recording!"
— Orchestra of the University of Kobe bulletin board (Japan)
— Krblog.yahoo.com (Korea) / Naro Sisi
— GRAMOPHONE JAZZSEEN (Portugal) / John Lester
— POUR JAZZ MAGAZINE (France) / Jacques Aboucaya
"CD of the Month"
— JORNAL DA TARDE, SP (Brazil) / C. Callado
"A CD you'll definitely want to order"
— TONIGHT MAGAZINE (South Africa) / Don Albert
"Awesome command of the bassoon, undeniable virtuosity... a must for bassoonists everywhere"
— P.M. JAZZ (UK)
"Unique, imaginative and refreshing!"
— WRHU (NY) / Bob Levoy
"Very well played... will stun my audience" — WUCF-FM and WFIT-FM (Florida, USA) / Jack Simpson
— O"S PLACE JAZZ NEWSLETTER (USA) / Oscar Groomes
— LA JAZZ SCENE (USA) / Jim Santella
— KETR Public Radio (Texas, USA) / Bruce Tater
"Album shines!... A musician with a bright future in the jazz scene"
— KZYZ FM (California, USA) / Steve Rubin
— JAZZ EXCURSION / John Sutton
— CALIFORNIA COAST JAZZ / John Gilbert
— THE MUSICIAN"S OMBUDSMAN / George W. Carroll
/ Dean M. Shapiro
/ Bruce Crowler
— ALL ABOUT JAZZ / Michael P.Gladstone
— ALL ABOUT JAZZ / Matther Miller
and / Andrea Canter
— RADIO ADELAIDE 101.5 FM (Australia) / Peter Kuller
— ALL ABOUT JAZZ / Dan McClenaghan
— www.amazon.com / Grady Harp
— www.robertaonthearts.com / Dr.Roberta E, Zlokower
— www.fonet.com (Finland) / Alex Grandell
— www.VerizonCentral.com / Mary Kunz Goldman
— / Robert R. Calder
— ANIMA JAZZ (Italy) / Bruno Pollacci
— JAZZ WEEKLY REVIEW / George W. Harris
— THE AMERICAN MUSIC CENTER / FJO
— JAZZ REVIEW / H. Allen Williams
— / Oscar Groomes