Klarinet Archive - Posting 000030.txt from 1998/04
From: Jack Kissinger <kissingerjn@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Brass VS. Woodwinds
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 1998 14:35:21 -0500
I will go out on a limb here. I remember reading somewhere (probably
liner notes for a recording) that Richard Stoltzman's first appearance
at Carnegie Hall was in a Rock band. Now, it's possible he played
clarinet but seems more likely to me that he was playing saxophone. I
don't know of any recent public performances on that instrument,
C E Field wrote:
> <<On the other hand, I take what I learn concerning the clarinet
> embouchure and apply it to my saxophone, and my sax playing improves ten
> This may be the secret, Shouryu. The folks I know who play both sax and
> clarinet play saxophone primarily.
> Which brings up another question: I wonder if clarinet superstars such as
> [fill in your favorite performer] play(ed) other wind instruments...?