ANFTD #50: Ted Daniel

TED DANIEL, TRUMPETER AND COMPOPSER
Interviewed on APRIL 8, 2018

Ted Daniel, trumpeter and composer from New York state, pioneer of using various kinds of trumpets, early exponent of improvised structures, colleague of musicians Archie Shepp, Dewey Redman, Sam Rivers, David S. Ware, Billy Bang, and Henry Threadgill. Dave and Ted talk about New York in the 1970s, studying the trumpet, the meaning of influences, listening to 78s, being a side musician, and more.

MUSIC PLAYED:

Mozambique
from Tapestry 1974
with Khan Jamal, Richard Daniel, Tim Ingles, Jerome Cooper.

Zulu’s Ball
Tears
from Zulu’s Ball 2015
with Joe Daley, Marvin Sewell, Charlie Burnham, Newman Taylor Baker.

High Priest
from Andrew Cyrille Special People 1980
with David S. Ware, Nick DiGeronimo, Andrew Cyrille.

Greeting
from In The Beginning 1975
with Ahmed Abdullah, Danny Carter, Steve Reid, Oliver Lake, Arthur Blythe, Charles Tyler, and many more.

CODA!

Brute Force – Yelewa
From Brute Force 1970
With Sonny Sharrock, Richard Daniel, others.

Arthur Brooks _ Trumpet
Ted Daniel – Flugelhorn
Stanley Strickland – Tenor sax, Vocal
Richard Daniel – Electric piano
Tim Ingles – Electric Bass
Thomas Lee Williams – Electric Bass
Sidney Smart – Drums
Robert A. Jones – conga drums
Sonny Sharrock – Guitar
 

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