Who are the clarinet greats?
Who are some greats to listen to? Like in Classical and Jazz. Overall. Thanks.
- 4 years agoFavorite Answer
Paquito D'Rivera (he plays both clarinet and saxophone, as many jazz sax/clarinet players do)
Woody Herman (a better band leader than player, though)
A few videos:
- FlowerLv 74 years ago
Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, Sidney Bechet, Jimmy Dorsey for jazz. This web link gives you list of the best in both jazz and classical players. I dont have a favorite classicial clarinetist.
- MikeLv 74 years ago
classical: Reginald Kell, Richard Stoltzman, David Shifrin
- JohnLv 74 years ago
I'll just add that on the jazz side, Benny Goodman tops most lists. He was a true virtuoso and also very lyrical.
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- 4 years ago