Klarinet Archive - Posting 000254.txt from 2010/05
From: "=?iso-8859-1?Q?Claudia=20Zornow?=" <claudia@-----.net>
Subj: [kl] =?iso-8859-1?q?Who_Played_Clarinet_in_the_Godfather=3F?=
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 14:34:53 -0400
Douglas Ramsdell writes:
> The guy playing the clarinet onscreen in the Godfather was most
> likely an EXTRA, with no relation whatsoever to the person playing
> clarinet on the soundtrack. Extras casting agencies often stipulate
> playing ability (and ability to furnish one's own instruments) when
> casting onscreen bands/orchestras, and there are plenty of SAG-card-
> carrying musicians who do that kind of work.
Very interesting -- I never knew that. Thanks for the information!
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