School of Music

Visiting Artist: Ken Peplowski with Tom Snow, masterclass

November 16, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Ken Peplowski

“Ken Peplowski is arguably the greatest living jazz clarinetist” Russell Davies, BBC2 August 2013

Ken Peplowski has recorded approximately 50 CDs as a soloist, and close to 400 as a sideman – some of the artists he’s performed/recorded with include Charlie Byrd, Mel Torme, Rosemary Clooney, Hank Jones, Woody Allen, Benny Goodman, and Madonna.  

The litany of musicians Ken has collaborated with includes: Mel Torme, Leon Redbone, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee, George Shearing, Madonna, Hank Jones, Dave Frishberg, Rosemary Clooney, Tom Harrell,  James Moody, Cedar Walton, Houston Person, Steve Allen, Bill Charlap, Woody Allen, Marianne Faithfull, Isaac Delgado & Erich Kunzel. (“Although not necessarily in that order,” says Ken).

Ken will appear in this clinic along with one of New England’s finest pianists, Thomas Snow.  For more information about Ken or Tom, please visit or

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