Daniel Toledo

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Birth nameDaniel Toledo
Also known asDaniel Toledo
Born (1991-06-11) 11 June 1991 (age 30)
Quito, Ecuador
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDouble Bass, Electric Bass
LabelsAudio Cave
Websitewww.dantbass.com

Daniel Toledo (born 11 June 1991, Quito, Ecuador) is an Ecuadorian jazz double bassist and composer. Graduated from the Berklee College of Music, Valencia Campus.

Biography

Graduated of the Berklee College of Music with a master in "contemporary performance". He's a full-time professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in the faculty of music giving classes of bass and ensembles.[1] Quickly he begins to have prominence in different stages of his local city and forms part of the College of Music of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito|USFQ at an early age, where he makes the majority of his studies.

Winning of the edition 2010 of the Jazz Envoys with whom he performs in the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.|Washington, D.C.. Since then he has kept actively working with the Embassy of the United States and the Department of State.[2]

Daniel has been involved in the Polish Jazz scene since the year 2014, leading his own trio with Piotr Orzechowski (Pianohooligan) and Joshua Wheatley with whom he recorded his debut album Elapse in the 2014.[3] In 2017 he releases his second album in Trio format with Piotr Orzechowski|Piotr and Paul Svanberg entitled Atrium.[4] This album received reviews in places like "All About Jazz"[5], Polish Jazz Top 10 of 2017[6] among others. In 2018 he forms his Quartet with Polish musicians including Piotr Orzechowski , Kuba Więcek and Michał Miśkiewicz they release the album Fletch in 2020 with the Polish label Audio Cave[7] receiving reviews in Polish[8] and international media[9] and do regular touring.[10]

He has worked with artists and groups like Piotr Orzechowski, Ted Lo, John Blackwell, Perico Sambeat, Yoron Israel, Victor Mendoza, and others performing and making workshops in South America|America south,[11] North America|America north,[12] Asia[13] and Europe.[14][15]

Discography

Fletch (February 2020)

Track list:

  1. Fletch
  2. Blue Star
  3. Meek
  4. Reflections
  5. Keystone
  6. Spiral Pin
  7. Alerting

Atrium (February 2017)

Track list:

  1. Atrium
  2. Tawny
  3. Abridged Perspective
  4. Noa
  5. Horyzont
  6. Margins
  7. Near Focus

Elapse (October 2014)

Track list:

  1. Elapse
  2. Mikkakan
  3. Alerting
  4. Nardis
  5. Atmosphere Melt
  6. Delicate Earthly Life

References

  1. "José Daniel Toledo Cajiao | Universidad San Francisco de Quito". www.usfq.edu.ec. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  2. "Jazz Envoys". www.kennedy-center.org. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  3. "Elapse | Jazz Forum". jazzforum.com.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  4. "0121(077) Daniel Toledo Trio & Pianohooligan - Atrium | For Tune Store". store.for-tune.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  5. Jazz, All About. "Daniel Toledo Trio & Pianohooligan: Atrium album review @ All About Jazz". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  6. "Polish-Jazz: POLISH JAZZ 2017 TOP TEN ALBUMS". Polish-Jazz. 2018-01-15. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  7. "Daniel Toledo Quartet - Fletch". Sklep Audio Cave (in polski). Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  8. "Jazz i impro w lutym – co nadrobić? [10 propozycji] | Polifonia". polifonia.blog.polityka.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  9. http://jazzbluesnews.com (2020-04-06). "CD review: Daniel Toledo Quartet - Fletch 2020: Video, CD cover • JazzBluesNews.com". JazzBluesNews.com. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  10. "Daniel Toledo Quartet on tour | Jazz Forum". jazzforum.com.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  11. "Projazz presenta clínica de destacado bajista ecuatoriano". Projazz Instituto Profesional (in español). Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  12. Boston, 1140 Boylston Street; Maps, MA 02215 United States See map: Google. "Bass Clinic with Daniel Toledo | Berklee College of Music events". www.berklee.edu. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  13. "Ted Lo & Nate Wong - Nate Wong | LiveMusic | The Fringe Club". www.hkfringeclub.com. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  14. "Concertino - Concertino". concertino1.websiteseguro.com. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  15. "Festiwal Jazz od Nowa". Retrieved 12 September 2020.

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