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Prelude - 01:05
Stephanie - 10:30
Always Be Closing - 03:30
Frederic - 03:48
Teental Song - 07:36
Chakradar # 4 - 03:12
Interlude - 01:09
Florentino and Fermina - 07:51
What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? - 01:51
Timshel - 07:55
Dream - 01:56
Postlude - 05:55
Dan Weiss - drums
Jacob Sacks - piano
Thomas Morgan - acoustic bass
"The best drummers, like Art Blakey, Max Roach and Billy Higgins, don’t lead by propulsive pyrotechnics; rather, they lead by inspiring their fellow musicians to the heights of their musical plateaus. The endlessly inventive New York-born drummer, tabla player, and composer Dan Weiss, a seasoned veteran of the Manhattan jazz scene, as evidenced by his sterling sideman work with everybody from Lee Konitz, David Binney and Vijay Iyer, to Miguel Zenon, Uri Caine and Ben Monder, is such a drummer. Described by Allaboutjazz.com as “Brooklyn’s best-kept secret,” Weiss, with the release of his Sunnyside debut, Timshel, signals the end of his anonymity.
Backed by his long-time trio mates, pianist Jacob Sacks and drummer Thomas Morgan, Weiss weaves elements of different compositional styles and knowledge of Indian rhythms into the language of jazz on his twelve-track CD, to create something new and eternal, foreign and familiar. “Each piece in this record draws upon a specific inspiration which has captured my curiosity and imagination the last couple of years,” Weiss writes in the liner notes."
Interesting pre-release article in JazzTimes.
Jeff Tamarkin, JazzTimes - November 2009 read the full article
Nice review in the April 2010 issue of JazzTimes.
Steve Greenlee, JazzTimes - April 2010 read the full article
Nice review in the June 2010 issue of Jazz Magazine France.
Thierry Quenum, Jazz Magazine - June 2010 read the full article
Nice interview by Ted Panken in the August 2010 issue of DownBeat!
Ted Panken, DOWNBEAT - August 2010 read the full article
Nice review of Dan Weiss's Timshel in the September 2010 issue of DownBeat. Written by James Hale.
James Hale, DOWNBEAT - September 2010 read the full article
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