Miles Davis rejected the word “jazz” preferring the term “Social Music - all the social melodies out in the air.” This all-embracing statement, as if asserted by an oracle, is the inspiration which drives this new work; guided predominantly by intuition whilst still preserving the bonds which deeply connect me to the tradition of this art.
Daniel Cano (b. 1983 Huelva, Spain) is a trumpeter and composer based in the UK since 2014. He has performed at such venues as Ronnie Scott’s, Philly Joe’s (Tallinn, Estonia), as well as the Tangier, San Sebastian, Margate, Seville Jazz Festivals to name but a few, with artists such as Doug Sides, Paco Charlín, Chris Kase, Dick Pearce, Peter King, Harris Eisenstadt, Alex Garnett, Wilfried Wilde and more. His last album "Social Music" was released in February 2019.
A versatile and multifaceted musician, Daniel has been involved in projects such as the free-jazz bands “Ornetillos” and “Southern Free Bunch”, the afrobeat band “Larsen C & The Millennials" and his Flamenco Quartet inspired by the music from Andalusia.
In August 2019, Daniel participated at the Banff International Workshop in Jazz & Creative Music in Alberta, Canada where he had the opportunity to work with Vijay Iyer, Tyshawn Sorey, Amir ElSaffar, Steph Richards, Carmen Lundy, Ingrid Jensen, Liberty Ellman and Linda Oh, among others. Recently, Daniel has collaborated with the London Improvisers Orchestra.