April 15, 2021
Clarinet

Clarinet

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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Francesco Bearzatti. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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An impressive album from start to finish, and totally unexpected after a little over ten years of silence by this excellent saxophonist with an illustrious career. But it ...
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Michel Weber – is a Swiss clarinetist, saxophonist, flutist, director, jazz historian. His entire life is associated with music. Since 1970s Michel has played and recorded with world-famous ...
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In terms of sound and style, North, the latest release by woodwinds player Anders Hagberg, has more in common with an ECM release than one from Blue Note. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz clarinetist François Houle. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Without a doubt, Paquito is the # 1 saxophonist and clarinetist on the current world scene of Latin Jazz. And Cargo Music from CLAZZ, is proud and honored ...
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Jazz interview with jazz clarinetist Tim Laughlin. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Off the heels of 2018’s Grammy-nominated album, Heart of Brazil: The Music of Egberto Gismonti, comes jazz clarinet icon Eddie Daniels’ new project paying tribute to the world-renowned ...
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“It’s about old-fashioned music, it’s certainly an anachronistic musical project. But on the other hand this was my idea, this was my desire, and surely this is the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist, bass clarinetist and composer Sokratis Votskos. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s ...
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In the 1950s, everyone knew Lerner and Loewe’s music: songs such as “On the Street Where You Live,” “Gigi,” “The Rain in Spain,” and “They Call the Wind ...
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This album was made at the time after Paquito D’Rivera had inherited what was left of Dizzy Gillespie’s seminal United Nation Orchestra and just before the alto saxophonist ...
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Saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist Gene Jefferson — one of the finest human beings and greatest musicians I have ever known — died on Wednesday at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, ...
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The title – and music – suggests there are no boundaries between Jazz styles of music and Latin ones. On the music of No Boundaries the eminent pianist Dave Bass ...
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Jazz interview with jazz clarinetist Christophe Rocher. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Bob Wilber, a saxophonist, clarinetist and bandleader who spearheaded a traditional jazz revival in the face of a postwar modernist boom, and kept the faith well into a ...
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The Jazz history of the bass clarinet has not had a musician like Paul Austerlitz since the great Eric Dolphy put his remarkable and indelible stamp on that ...
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There can be few readers of The Clarinet who are unfamiliar with the outstanding artistry and career of Ken Peplowski. He is one of the finest jazz instrumentalists on the ...
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This hugely enjoyable and highly inventive album is dedicated to the late Umberto Eco, a lifelong friend of accordionist Gianni Coscia and an ardent champion of this particular ...
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Jazz interview with jazz clarinetist, singer and composer Angel Bat Dawid. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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The Israeli-born saxophonist and clarinet virtuoso has become a prominent figure on the New York scene since arriving from Tel Aviv in 1999. With Triple Helix, her ninth ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Fredrik Carlquist. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Jazz interview with jazz baritone saxophonist and bass clarinetist Francesco Caligiuri. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Toine Thys. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Echoes of Bucharest – a reflection of the present, a fragrance of the past and a glance into the future of a city with a rich multicultural legacy. ...
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