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Clarinetist Ken Peplowski Recounts His Time Working For Benny Goodman And Performs In-Studio


Perhaps you’ve heard that Capital Public Radio and the Harris Center will present a concert tomorrow honoring Benny Goodman’s historic 1938 concert at Carnegie HallClarinet virtuoso Ken Peplowski is the headliner who will perform with the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra. 

While that concert is sold-out, we managed to snag Ken and his pianist for a special in-studio performance and interview. It started with Ken telling CapRadio’s Paul Conley about a similar tribute he performed in New York just last weekend with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

 Celebrating Benny Goodman

Paul Conley

Managing Editor, Music and Arts

Paul oversees CapRadio's music formats on our radio stations and digital streams. He also supervises the creation of music and arts content across departments and platforms, including  Read Full Bio 

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