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DANIEL CASIMIR

Bassist, Composer,  Producer

 
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BIO

A Lifetime of Music

Described to have won the Young Jazz Musician Award “with great mix of communicativeness, simplicity and sass”, Daniel Casimir is proving to be an up and coming bassist and composer


Since finishing the formal aspect of his musical training, Daniel has had the opportunity of performing with the following artists; Julian Joseph, Jason Rebello, Lonnie Liston Smith, Chihiro Yamanaka, Jean Toussaint, and David Lyttle. In addition to performing with an array of musicians, Daniel has recorded with Nubya Garcia (We Out Here, Nubya’s 5IVE), Binker Golding (abstractions of Reality Past and Incredible Feathers) Camilla George (Isang) Blue Lab Beats, Oscar Jerome and Ashley Henry (Beautifull Vinyl Haunter). 


In 2017 Daniel released his first recording as a bandleader Escapee, which was released under Jazz Re:freshed followed by the critically acclaimed album "These Days” in 2019. He is currently preparing for his new unreleased album Beyond their Box, a mix of orchestral writing with a UK sound and a new E.P for 2020.

 
 
 

INDUSTRY REVIEWS

Respected Insights

Jazz Wise

JAZZWISE

With his supple basslines and effortlessly warm tone, bassist Daniel Casimir has been the driving force behind new festival stars such as Nubya Garcia and Joe Armon-Jones...

EVENING STANDARD

If ever proof were needed that London’s young Jazz scene is on fire right now, here it was: first up, the conservatoire trained, in demand double bassist and composer Daniel Casimir, leading a crack quartet of fellow rising stars through a set of tunes from his excellent EP, Escapee.

LONDON JAZZ NEWS

This collection of work stands very well as a unified whole. Don’t put it on ‘shuffle’, listen to it from start to finish and enjoy the architecture, the contrasts, the messages and the feeling of five superb musicians giving it large and whole-hearted.

JAZZ REVELATIONS

Casimir's passionate and powerful playing on the double bass coupled with Hirst's introspective lyricism and magnificent vocals makes this album a fantastic progression from Casimir's successful 2017 EP Escapee,

 
 

DISCOGRAPHY

I have had the honour of appearing on:

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THESE DAYS

Daniel Casimir &
Tess Hirst

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ESCAPEE

Daniel Casimir

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ABSTRACTIONS OF REALITY PAST AND INCREDIBLE FEATHERS

Binker Golding

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UNIVERSAL BEINGS

Makaya McCraven

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NUBYA GARCIA'S FIVE

Nubya Garcia

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THE PEOPLE COULD FLY

Camilla George

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BEAUTIFUL VINYL HUNTER

Ashley Henry

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WHEN WE ARE

Nubya Garcia

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TAM TAM TAM

Giles Peterson's presents

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JEAN TOUSSAINT

Brother Raymond

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JUBILATIONS

Clark Tracey

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XOVER

Blue lab Beats

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RISE OF THE SPIDER MONKEY

Andy Davies

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STORIES AND RHYMES

Jasmine Power

 

CONTACT

 

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