Pop the Bubbly and Hear the Quality (page 2)

The hauntingly beautiful "wailing" sounds of early New Orleans jazz clarinets, often featured in brass bands or jazz funerals, are one of the most distinctive instrument styles in American music. The unique sound begs the question: What's behind incredible their range of sound and tonal variety? During the 174th ASA Meeting, Dec. 4-8, 2017, in New Orleans, Michael G. White will deliver a special presentation about the distinguishing characteristics of the clarinet in early New Orleans jazz.

Pop the Bubbly and Hear the Quality

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What Gave Early New Orleans Jazz Clarinets Their Unique Sound?

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Wed 6 Dec 17 from Newswise

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