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Ken Peplowski: 10 Classic Clarinet Performances

The great clarinetist on Benny, Buddy, Jimmy Giuffre and more

Ken Peplowski

Here are 10 examples of great jazz clarinet playing, in no particular order. I know I’ve left out Artie Shaw, Johnny Dodds, lots of great contemporary players, etc., but these are all tracks that made a major impact on me. Also, I’ve tried to list records that you can actually still find, although some may take a bit of searching for.

Benny Goodman

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