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Ken Peplowski

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Birth name  Ken Peplowski
Role  Clarinetist
Name  Ken Peplowski
Labels  Arbors Records
Origin  Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Born  May 23, 1959 (age 56) (1959-05-23)
Genres  Dixieland Swing Mainstream jazz Traditional pop
Instruments  Clarinet Tenor saxophone
Associated acts  Tommy Newsom Howard Alden Kenny Davern
Albums  In Search Of..., At the Watermill, The Jazz KENnection

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Ken Peplowski (born May 23, 1959) is a jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist born in Cleveland, Ohio, known primarily for playing swing music. He is sometimes compared to Benny Goodman in tone and virtuosity. For over a decade, Peplowski recorded for Concord Records.


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In 2007 Peplowski was named jazz advisor of Oregon Festival of American Music and music director of Jazz Party at The Shedd, both in Eugene, Oregon.

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Awards and honors

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  • Best Jazz Record of the Year, Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik, The Natural Touch (1992)
  • As Leader

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  • Double Exposure (1988)
  • Sonny Side (1989)
  • Illuminations (1990)
  • Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool (1990)
  • Groovin' High (with Scott Hamilton & Spike Robinson) (1991)
  • The Bossa Nova Years (with the Charlie Byrd Trio) (1991)
  • Concord Duo Series, Volume Three (with Howard Alden) (1992)
  • The Natural Touch (1992)
  • Steppin' with Peps (1993)
  • Live at the Ambassador Auditorium (1994)
  • The Music of Bob Haggart Featuring His Porgy and Bess Arrangements w/ Randy Sandke (Arbors) (1994, released 2002)
  • It's a Lonesome Old Town (1995)
  • Encore! (with Howard Alden) (1995)
  • The Other Portrait (1996)
  • A Good Reed (1997)
  • Grenadilla (1998)
  • The Feeling of Jazz (with Tommy Newsom) (Arbors) (1999)
  • All This... Vol. I (1999)
  • And Heaven, Too... Vol. II (1999, released 2002)
  • Last Swing of the Century (1999)
  • The Michael Moore Trio: The History of Jazz Vol. 2: Dedications (Arbors) (2001)
  • Lost in the Stars (2002)
  • When You Wish Upon A Star (2006)
  • Memories Of You (2007)
  • Dearest Duke (with Carol Sloane) (Arbors) (2007)
  • Gypsy Lamento (2008)
  • Noir Blue (2010)
  • In Search Of (2011)
  • Maybe September (2013)
  • Enrapture (2016)

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    With Kenny Davern

  • The Jazz KENnection (Arbors, 2006)
  • Dialogues (Arbors)
  • With George Shearing

  • George Shearing in Dixieland (Concord, 1989)
  • With Mel Tormé

  • Mel Tormé and the Marty Paich Dektette – Reunion (Concord, 1988)
  • Mel Tormé and the Marty Paich Dektette – In Concert Tokyo (Concord, 1988)
  • A Tribute to Bing Crosby (Concord, 1994)
  • Sing Sing Sing (Concord, 1992)
  • Publications

  • Frank Barrett and Ken Peplowski (Sep. - Oct., 1998) "Minimal Structures within a Song: An Analysis of 'All of Me'", Organization Science Vol. 9, No. 5
  • References

    Ken Peplowski Wikipedia

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