Paul Furniss

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Paul Anthony Furniss (born November 27, 1944) is an Australian jazz clarinetist and saxophonist.

Furniss was born in Sydney, Australia. When he was seven years old he took up flute and recorder and four years later added the saxophone. He attended the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music. As a professional, he worked with Bob Learmouth, Geoff Bull, and Graeme Bell. He founded and led the Eclipse Valley Five and led the San Francisco Jazz Band with Tom Baker. He has also played with Mike Bukovsky and Bernie McGann.[1]


  1. ^ Dean, Roger T. (2002). Kernfeld, Barry, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 1 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 864. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.