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Harry Skoler: Reflections on the Art of Swing

Harry Skoler follows his debut, Conversions in the Language of Jazz (also on Brownstone), with a leisurely paced outing aptly titled Reflections on the Art of Swing. Though a multi-instrumentalist with degrees from Berklee and the New England School of Music, here, Skoler returns to his first inspiration, clarinet. Subtitled A Tribute to Benny Goodman, Skoler spins evocative variations atop such classic BG fare as “After You’ve Gone,” “Don’t Be That Way” and “Flying Home.”

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