Clarinet Summit - You Better Fly Away: Clarinet Summit Live (1980/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 51:18 minutes | 980 MBStudio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
During the Swing Era the clarinet was king. Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, and Woody Herman led three of the most popular bands of the 30’s and 40’s, yet with the advent of bebop and small-group jazz, the saxophone commandeered the crown, and the clarinet found itself in exile. However, with the advent of the Avant-garde in the 1960’s, a new generation of clarinetists steeped in the tradition, yet yearning to explore the outer limits of the music and their instruments, came to the fore. This live album from the 1979 Baden Baden New Jazz Meeting celebrates six of these adventurers.