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Eddie first came to the attention of the jazz audience as a tenor saxophonist with the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra. When Thad and Mel first organized their band in 1966 to play Monday nights at the Village Vanguard in New York (where it still plays), Eddie was one of the first musicians they called. Later that year, he sank $400 in a round-trip flight to Vienna to enter the International Competition for Modern…

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  • stunning clarinet ... and tenor sax, too
  • Happy Birthday !!! <3
  • http://www.en.solidarityofarts.pl/ The artistic quality of the whole undertaking is – once again – overwhelming. For instance, the jazz project Możdżer+ will feature some of the world’s top jazz musicians, and Eddie Daniels is one of them. Some of them will be running highly anticipated workshops a couple of days ahead of the main event. It is the combination of the founding ideas and the artistic quality. We look forward to welcoming you in Gdańsk soon.
  • The album "Beautiful love" leaves me in complete confusion every time I dare listen to it: "Are these the works of men"? Impossibly beautiful music, so brilliantly arranged and performed. Thanks you, mr. Daniels, your music breathes.
  • This guy is the man, hands down. Definitely the best contemporary jazz clarinetist around, and I'd definitely put him right up there with the old swing guys (Benny Goodman, etc.) His music is so catchy, yet it's so well-written and just complex enough to be worth repeated listening. I finally got my Eddie Daniels book, so I can finally learn some of those intense solos, too. I'm so happy. :-D

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