Thomson Kneeland | Mazurka for a Modern Man – [Weltschmerz Records, 2010] Music Review
… bassist and composer Thomson Kneeland originally finalized “Mazurka for a Modern Man” back in 2007. Within two weeks after the completion of this project, Kneeland’s life was suddenly traumatized by the departure of his musical comrade, composer & percussionist Take Toriyanna who passed away.
Being revered by your peers is humbling … Kneeland was considered by some of New York’s finest musicians one of the Big Apple’s most promising bassist and composers on the local jazz scene. To stay in shape, Kneeland worked diligently by honing his skills as a sideman and proved himself as a formidable leader and performing with such as luminaries as Ted Rosenthal, Kenny Werner, Billy Drummond and a host of others to strengthen his unbending spirit to enrich his composing, playing and leadership. Continue reading