Dean Schmidt

I Know Nothing

OA2 22032

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a thoroughly enjoyable journey
-All About Jazz, Seattle

Gathering a diverse collection of his favorite Seattle musicians, bassist and composer Dean Schmidt creates a rich soundscape of original latin-tinged jazz. As a member of several of the west coast's premier afro-cuban and salsa bands, Schmidt brings a powerful groove and an eclectic aesthetic to his compositions and group concept. Featuring trumpeter Thomas Marriott, saxophonists Jim Coile & Brian Kent, and pianist Julio Jauregui.


Track Listing:

1 NO PUDE 6:41
2 SUFFERING THROUGH THE BEAUTY 5:08
3 HARRY WHODEANIE'S MAGIC IMPROMPTU BLUES 1:42
4 THE FAREWELL SONG 6:00
5 I KNOW NOTHING 4:06
6 BEBEK 5:13
7 OCTOBER 10 4:01
8 EME EFE 4:48
9 HER SMILE WILL LAST A LIFETIME 5:19
10 POP STAR 0:45
11 THE DAYS OF GUNS AND ROSES 4:23
12 CHARLIES LIBERATION 4:44
13 BOLIVIAN BONITA WITH THE BIG WATCH 2:07

Performers:

DEAN SCHMIDT - bass
GAREY WILLIAMS - drums
JULIO JAUREGUI - piano
STEVE RICE - piano
ERIC VERLINDE - piano/rhodes
BRIAN KENT - sax
JIM COILE - sax
THOMAS MARRIOTT - trumpet
EDSON OTERO - congas
RAFAEL QUINONES - guiro
GARY GIBSON - steel pans/vibes/perc/voice

Production Info:

Recorded May 29, 2006 at Triad Studios, Redmond,WA
Engineered by Eric Janko and produced by Gary Gibson
Overdubs recorded at Two Trees Music, Edmonds,WA
Mixed by Casey Miller at SB studios
Mastered by Rick Fisher at RFI Mastering
Photography by Gigi Basaure
Layout & design by John Bishop


Reviews of I Know Nothing

All About Jazz, Seattle (Cynthia Mullis)
Actually, Dean Schmidt knows quite a lot. Here, on his first outing as a leader, Schmidt takes advantage of this opportunity to express his musical personality from the driver's seat. Bass players are usually in the position of playing a supportive role while often having an unspoken control of what happens to the music. No horn player ever made a ...

Audiophile Audition (Paul Pelon IV)
And the award for the hippest song title of the year goes to? Dean Schmidt for Harry Whodeanie's Magic Impromptu Blues! An instant favorite of mine for 2007, Dean Schmidt's I Know Nothing, resembles solo efforts by Trey Anastasio and Herbie Hancock, yet takes on a bright feel of its own. Written years ago and after collecting dust in his closet ...







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