Ken Peplowski

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Ken Peplowski
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Ken Peplowski, Eugene, Oregon, 2007
Background information
Born (1959-05-23) May 23, 1959 (age 59)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Genres Jazz, dixieland, swing, mainstream jazz, traditional pop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Clarinet, tenor saxophone
Labels Concord, Nagel-Heyer, Arbors
Associated acts Tommy Newsom, Howard Alden, Kenny Davern

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

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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As leader[edit]

  • 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)[2]
  • 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)

With Kenny Davern

With George Shearing

With Mel Tormé

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