This recording is another ground breaking project from this famed classical-jazz- crossover virtuoso of the bassoon, Daniel Smith, and features incredible musicians and influences...with very cool arrangements from Dutch pianist Rober Bosscher.
This is Daniel Smith's 20th recording...A very personal effort of tasty jazz tunes - Smokin' HOT on the Bassoon baby!!!....
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'.
TRACK LISTING: 1. Senor Blues 2. Horace Silver 3. C Jam Blues (Duke Ellington) 4. Better Get Hit in Your Soul (Charles Mingus) 5. Hallelujah I Love Her So (Ray Charles) 6. Hummin' (Nat Adderley) 7. Night Train (Jimmy Forrest) 8. Blue Seven (Sonny Rollins) 9. Moanin' (Bobby Timmons; Eddie's Blues, Phil Woods) 10. What'd I Say (Ray Charles) 11. Back at the Chicken Shack (Jimmy Smith) 12.Mamacita (Joe Henderson)