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Acoustic Jazz Waltz, “Memories mistreat me”, sad but true…

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  Jazz ballad, waltz time. Fully acoustic performance: Drums (brushed) Upright Bass Acoustic guitar (Martin J15 steel string) Accordina (Marcel Dreux custom) Acoustic piano. + String orchestra (11 violins, 4 violas, 4 cello) (from EWQL libraries) Recorded in Lanus, Argentina (2015) and Paris France (2016-2017) Photo by Eutah Mizushima

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Sin Ain’t what it used to be (fretless bass recitativo)

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Instrumental, melodic fretless bass (my good old Sekine custom, circa 1985). Solo fretless bass take, doubled with a moog synth and sparse synth pad on the background. Delay, panner and reverbs as only FX here. Simple “recitativo” melody, no solos, no big development other that the repeated coda/cadenza. Performed by DD, Paris, France, July 2017. […]

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New “film noir” instrumental cues (black nylon string bass guitar)

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A couple of unused cues (demos) for a TV series that required a “sophisticated, old fashioned yet actual groove for a detective scene” (producer’s call) MARSEILLE 1973 Electric bass with nylon strings, Mikrokorg synth , Vox Continental Organ (Arturia Vintage Series)and trap drums. CASE 95 Electric bass with nylon strings, Moog synth , Wurlitzer A200 […]

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Trapped Into Dreams

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A little instrumental son in E minor: Piano, Upright Bass, Flutes and brass. Paris, France, May 2017

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Film Noir playlist free streaming

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Some tracks composed by DD for music libraries in the “film noir” mood.

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The Old Country – bass solo

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An idea for those who want to break with the supporting/rhythm section role of the bass guitar (albeit occasionally) to play alone, or play chordal and melodic songs This is quite easy to learn (particular on a 5 string) “The Old Country” by Nat Adderley and Curtis Lewis. Very easy solo bass rendition. Besides the […]

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Swan Song – Review

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  Great review by ECM’s master reviewer  Tyran Grillo for Rootsworld: https://ecmreviews.com/2016/09/02/daniel-diaz-review-for-rootsworld/ http://www.rootsworld.com/reviews/ddiaz-16.shtml

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Swan Song released Oct 15 2015

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New album release; Swan Song by Daniel Diaz. Downloads (MP3, Hi Res FLAC) available October 15th 2015. CD (with bonus tracks) on pre order. http://www.dedeland.com/swansongshop.htm   Special guests: Steve Arguelles (UK) Drums Patrick Bebey (Cameroun): Fender Rhodes Gustavo Bulgach (USA/Arg) Clarinet Javier Estrella (Argentina): Drums Leandro Guffanti (Argentina/FR): Soprano sax Damian Jarry (France) Cello Line […]

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Swan Song, some previews on line…..

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Check out some excerpts from DD’s Swan Song, featuring Steve Argüelles, Miguel Yanover, Olivier Manoury, Line Kruse, Inor Sotolongo, and others comming… More info: http://www.dedeland.com/swansong.htm

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Swan Song, new (final) “disc” by Daniel Diaz and friends.

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Hello everybody, this year I decided to record and release a new (and probably last) « disc » to bookend what « The Years Alone » started 20 years ago. For those curious about the details and development of this work-in-progress please visit this Pages : Presentation http://www.dedeland.com/swansong.htm Liner notes http://www.dedeland.com/swansongEN.htm Friends that participated or confirmed participation so far are : […]

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