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Author Topic: Kenny Davern jazz YouTube 'Smiles'  (Read 2793 times)

Offline philpedler

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Kenny Davern jazz YouTube 'Smiles'
« on: February 27, 2016, 08:13:09 AM »
This  YouTube was sent to me by Harold Edwards, and I thought some others would enjoy this recording of Kenny Davern.

Harold says: The folder in Kenny Davern’s CD Smiles notes that he used a Vandoren 5JB mouthpiece and Conn 16 clarinet.


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Re: Kenny Davern jazz YouTube 'Smiles'
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2016, 09:21:00 PM »
A Conn 16?  I'm surprised, it sounds pretty solid!
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Re: Kenny Davern jazz YouTube 'Smiles'
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2016, 09:46:29 AM »
Says same thing on my CDs of Kenny.  I have the same setup but don't sound like him.  No way can I play altissimo that smoothly and easily, let along hit double high D.
Playing a clarinet badly is better than not playing a clarinet at all.