Recorded by Grammy Award winning Tom Lazarus, this recording brings the cutting edge, critically acclaimed “greatest bassoon player of the generation” (New York Daily News) into a plethora of tasty tunes arranged perfectly for him and an extremely talented lineup of musicians…
One of today’s leading pioneers of the bassoon with many critically acclaimed award winning recordings and live performances, Daniel Smith’s repertoire spans music ranging from Baroque concerti to jazz, ragtime and crossover. He is the only bassoon soloist who has performed and recorded over the years in both the jazz and classical fields. Daniel Smith’s unique career has been profiled in numerous publications. In the USA, his career was highlighted on PBS’s “All Things Considered” while in the UK, BBC 4 showcased his career along with BBC2 featuring his music for their ‘signature tune’.
JazzWeekly says: ”…Incredible Chops….a force to be reckoned with!”