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Reflections on the Art of Swing: A Tribute to Benny Goodman
Harry Skoler
Reflections on the Art of Swing: A Tribute to Benny Goodman
Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B
 
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Reflections on the Art of Swing captures the timelessness of the songs associated with Benny Goodman, played in a unique quartet setting of Clarinet, Vibes, Bass and Drums that reflects a chamber - music approach with a fr...  more »

      
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All Artists: Harry Skoler
Title: Reflections on the Art of Swing: A Tribute to Benny Goodman
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Brownstone Records
Original Release Date: 8/28/1996
Re-Release Date: 8/12/1996
Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B
Styles: Swing Jazz, Tributes, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 783572961022

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Reflections on the Art of Swing captures the timelessness of the songs associated with Benny Goodman, played in a unique quartet setting of Clarinet, Vibes, Bass and Drums that reflects a chamber - music approach with a fresh, distinctive, voice. Harry Skoler - Clarinet Ed Saindon - Vibraphone Roger Kimball - Bass Tim Gilmore - Drums Harry Skoler Bio - Jazz clarinetist Harry Skoler was born in Syracuse, NY in 1956. Harry is Associate Professor of Woodwinds at Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee in 1978, and a Master of Music degree from New England Conservatory in 1986, where he studied with legendary jazz great Jimmy Giuffre. His recordings include Conversations in the Language of Jazz, Reflections on the Art of Swing - A Tribute to Benny Goodman, and A Work of Heart on Brownstone Recordings. He has authored articles on jazz education, including a Pro-Workshop article in Downbeat magazine, and has been included with a biography and philosophy of artistry in Gianluca Campagnolo's Volume 10 method book for clarinet, which features bios and tips from many of today's prominent clarinetists. In 2005 Harry contributed to a clarinet method book by Vandoren and published by Carl Fischer entitled THE VANDOREN ETUDE & EXERCISE BOOK FOR CLARINET - THE SECRETS OF TEN MASTER CLARINETISTS. In 2007 Harry contributed to a jazz saxophone method book by Vandoren and published by Carl Fischer entitled THE VANDOJAZZ ETUDE AND EXERCISE BOOK FOR SAXOPHONE - THE SECRETS OF TEN MASTER SAXOPHONISTS. He has garnered numerous national and international reviews, including reviews in JazzTimes, Downbeat, and Jazziz among others. Cover features include Strictly Jazz, Jazz Quarterly, Northeast Performer, and Jazz Now magazines - and bio/reviews in AMG's All Music Guide to Jazz book. He has been charted for national radio airplay on Gavin Magazine's Jazz Chart, and in April 2000, he charted at #8! on Jazziz magazine's Top 40 Radioactive chart. Performances include national jazz clubs and festivals, including performances at the Blue Note in NYC, and tours in Costa Rica and Japan. In addition to touring with his group, Harry reaches thousands of young people each year with the educational ensemble Adventures With Jazz. Harry has been featured on many national radio interviews and on the nationally televised BET program Jazz Discovery. Endorsements include Boosey & Hawkes/Buffet Clarinets, Vandoren Reeds, Mouthpieces, and Accessories, and Applied Microphone Technology, Inc. He lives in Haverhill, MA with his wife Joanne, and children Daniel, Amelia, and Gianna. Harry Skoler plays Buffet Clarinets and Vandoren Reeds, Mouthpieces, and Accessories exclusively.

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