"And talking of incredible stuff double bass and electric bass player Daniel Casimir, another great musician from that new generation of jazz players coming through big and strong" Giles Peterson
"Brilliant BBC introducing track from a young bassist Daniel Casimir that I'm very excited about" Jamie Cullum
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‘Really For Always’ enters with a warm slow sombre swing, drawn out by tight unison accents from Joe Armon-Jone’s elegiac keyboard and Casimir’s deep resonant double bass, backed up by the round thudding kick drum of Moses Boyd
Vocalist Tess Hirstfirst joins the record on "Really For Always" - a soulful taste of the talent. The drums provided by Moses Boyd on this album lend a beautiful backing to the atmosphere while understanding and knowing the limits of the songs. Keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones, in a similar way, allows the tracks to breathe through his playing. The backbone of it all, Daniel Casimir, impresses with his writing ability of these incredible chord changes so brilliant in progression
As befitting someone who has won the Young Jazz Musician Competition, Daniel’s album is a fine recording that will appeal as much to neo soul fans as jazz heads.
Award winning bassist and composer Dan Casimir has become a regular fixture within the UK jazz scene providing his heavy weight upright sound for the likes of Julian Joseph, Jason Rebello, Lonnie Liston Smith, Ashley Henry, Camilla George and Nubya Garcia to name a few.
Dan Casimir plays with passion and power that shines through not only in his compositions but also in the energy he brings to his live performances.
The Musicians’ Company, recently awarded Daniel the Young Jazz Musician Award 2016-2017 which spurred him on to recording his forthcoming EP ‘Escapee’ which is coming out on the jazz re:freshed imprint in late march.
‘Escapee’ features fellow rising stars on the scene, Moses Boyd, Joe Armon-Jones, Shirley Tetteh and features vocalist Tess Hirst.