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Ken Peplowski

cl, ts, *1959 US, Cleveland
Musician of Jazz

Ken Peplowski (born May 23, 1959) is a jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist born in Cleveland, Ohio, known primarily for playing in the swing music idiom. He is sometimes compared to Benny Goodman in terms of tone and virtuosity. For over a decade, Peplowski recorded for Concord Records; his most recent albums have appeared on the Nagel-Heyer Records record label.In 2007 Peplowski was named jazz advisor of Oregon Festival of American Music and music director of Jazz Party at The Shedd, both in Eugene, Oregon.

  • Clarinet
  • Tenor sax
  • Alto sax
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
When I'm 64 on John Pizzarelli Meets The Beatles by John Pizzarelli
Autumn Leaves 1 on It's Magic vol.1 by Eddie Higgins, Scott Hamilton & Ken Peplowski
Flamingo on Handful Of Stars by Eddie Higgins, Scott Hamilton & Ken Peplowski
Triste on The Bossa Nova Years by Charlie Byrd Trio
A Shanty in Old Shanty Town on Summit Meeting by Allan Vaché, Antti Sarpila & Ken Peplowski
I Never Knew on It's Magic vol.1 by Eddie Higgins, Scott Hamilton & Ken Peplowski
My Ship on Lost in the Stars by Ken Peplowski
Stardust on Essential Best by Eddie Higgins, Scott Hamilton & Ken Peplowski
Pretend on Jazz Moods: Cocktail Party by Various Artists
Ill WInd on Sensitive To The Touch: The Music Of Harold Arlen by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
DuologueAdrian Cunningham And Ken Peplowski2018Album
EnraptureKen Peplowski2016Album
The Clarinet MaestrosKen Peplowski, Julian Stringle, Craig Milverton2015Album
At The WatermillKen Peplowski, Alan Barnes2015Album
Essential BestEddie Higgins & Scott Hamilton & Ken Peplowski2015Compil.
Maybe SeptemberKen Peplowski2013Album
Live At The KitanoDick Hyman & Ken Peplowski2013Album
Maybe SeptemberKen Peplowski2013Album
Like A LoverNicki Parrott And Ken Peplowski2011Album
In Search Of...Ken Peplowski2011Album
Noir BlueKen Peplowski2010Album
A Handful Of StarsEddie Higgins Quintet Featuring Scott Hamilton and Ken Peplowski2009Album
E Pluribus DuoDick Hyman And Ken Peplowski2009Album
StardustNew York Trio & Ken Peplowski2009Album
Remembering Putte WickmanPutte Wickman • Ken Peplowski • Claes Crona Trio2009Album
Pow-WowHoward Alden & Ken Peplowski2008Album
Happy Together: Live At Birdland Volume OneKen Peplowski & Jesper Thilo2008Album
Pow-WowHoward Alden & Ken Peplowski2007Album
The Swing Kings Ii: Pennies From Heaven (Tribute To Benny Goodman)Bucky Pizzarelli, Ray Kennedy, Ken Peplowski, Martin Pizzarelli, Chuck Redd, Tony Tedesco, John Pizzarelli2005Album
Easy To RememberKen Peplowski2004Album
Just FriendsGeorge Masso & Ken Peplowski2002Album
The Swing Kings--A Tribute To Benny GoodmanBucky Pizzarelli, Ray Kennedy, Ken Peplowski, Martin Pizzarelli, Chuck Redd, Tony Tedesco2002Album
Remembering LouisMarty Grosz, Ken Peplowski, Jon-Erik Kellso, Vince Giordano2001Album
Last Swing Of The CenturyKen Peplowski1999Album
The Feeling Of JazzTommy Newsom, Ken Peplowski1999Album
GrenadillaKen Peplowski1998Album
Sensitive To The Touch: The Music Of Harold ArlenJay Leonhart, Ken Peplowski, Ted Rosenthal, Grady Tate1998Album
The Other PortraitKen Peplowski1996Album
EncoreKen Peplowski, Howard Alden1995Album
Jazz QuintetKen Peplowski1995Album
It's A Lonesome Old TownKen Peplowski1995Album
Steppin' With PepsKen Peplowski1993Album
Ken Peplowski & Howard AldenKen Peplowski ,& Howard Alden1993Album
Natural TouchKen Peplowski1992Album
Play ArlenSpike Robinson, George Masso With Special Guest Ken Peplowski1992Album
Groovin' HighScott Hamilton • Ken Peplowski • Spike Robinson1992Album
The Bossa Nova YearsCharlie Byrd Trio With Special Guest Ken Peplowski1991Album
Double ExposureKen Peplowski1988Album
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