Ken Peplowski's Benny Goodman Centennial Celebration
New Orleans Jazz - Hot Club - Swing
Ken Peplowski, Frank Roberscheuten, Ronald Jansen Heijtmajer, Leo van Oostrom, Allard Buwalda (clarinet, sax); Jan Hollander, Jelle Schouten, Ruud Breuls (trumpet); Andy Bruce, Jack Coenen, Dan Barrett (trombone); Claes Crona (piano); Kenji Rabson (double bass); Johan Lowkranz (drums).
Sat 11 July 2009 23:30 - 00:45 Darling
Ken Peplowski is one of America's leading jazz clarinetists. Histone and virtuosity are frequently compared to the legendary BennyGoodman. Peplowski has recorded over 30 albums in his career. Now50 years old, he has been highly praised by many greats. Mel Tormécalled him the best after Goodman. 'The man is magical', was thesinger's opinion. Peplowski learned to play in a Polish polka band.'In such a band you need to think and act very quickly. I benefitedfrom this when I joined Tom Dorsey's orchestra.' Over the years,Peplowski has worked with, among others, Hank Jones, GeorgeShearing, James Moody, and film director and clarinetist WoodyAllen.