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Dave Santoro: Standards Band

Like Carter, on Standards Band bassist Dave Santoro plays more of a supportive role than a solo role. He does solo, however, showing mind-before-fingers deliberateness on “Stairway to the Stars,” “The More I See You” and “For All We Know.” He seems equally influenced by the high-note lyricism of Scott LaFaro and the big-toned low register of players such as Paul Chambers and Ray Brown.

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