Ted Daniel began his recording career playing on Sonny Sharrock's first album Black Woman. His second recording was with a band he co-lead (Brute Force) with his brother, Richard Daniel. The recording was entitled Brute Force on the Embryo label, produced by Herbie Mann. Since then, Mr. Daniel has participated in over thirty published recordings with such great artist such as Archie Shepp, Dewey Redman, Andrew Cyrille, Sam Rivers, Billy Bang, and Henry Threadgill. Mr. Daniel has been the recipient of a NEA compositional grant and awarded Talent Deserving Wider recognition from Downbeat Magazine. Presently, Mr. Daniel is writing and performing with his new group, the International Brass and Membrane Corps (IBMC). This quartet was conceived as a flexible and expandable creative music performance group, which utilizes instruments from the brass and membrane instrument families.