KEN PEPLOWSKI

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“Ken Peplowski is arguably the greatest living jazz clarinetist” Russell Davies, BBC2 August 2013

“When you grow up in Cleveland, Ohio, playing in a Polish polka band, you learn to think fast on your feet”, says Ken Peplowski, who played his first pro engagement when he was still in elementary school. “From my first time performing in public, I knew I wanted to play music for a living.”

Ken, and his trumpet-playing brother Ted, made many local radio and TV appearances and played for Polish dances and weddings virtually every weekend all through high-school. “That’s where I learned to improvise, ‘fake’ songs, learn about chord changes, etc.- it’s exactly like learning to swim by being thrown into the water!”

By the time Ken was in his early teens, he was experimenting with jazz by playing in the school “stage” bands, and also by jamming with many of the local jazz musicians. “By the
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KEN PEPLOWSKI Double Exposure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Double Exposure
Swing 1988
KEN PEPLOWSKI Sonny Side album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sonny Side
Swing 1989
KEN PEPLOWSKI Mr Gentle and Mr Cool album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mr Gentle and Mr Cool
Swing 1990
KEN PEPLOWSKI Illuminations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Illuminations
Swing 1991
KEN PEPLOWSKI The Natural Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Natural Touch
Swing 1992
KEN PEPLOWSKI Steppin With Peps album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steppin With Peps
Swing 1993
KEN PEPLOWSKI It's a Lonesome Old Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's a Lonesome Old Town
Swing 1995
KEN PEPLOWSKI Ken Peplowski, Howard Alden ‎: Encore album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ken Peplowski, Howard Alden ‎: Encore
Swing 1995
KEN PEPLOWSKI Grenadilla album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grenadilla
Swing 1998
KEN PEPLOWSKI A Tribute to Benny Goodman with the BBC Big Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Tribute to Benny Goodman with the BBC Big Band
Swing 2001
KEN PEPLOWSKI Ellingtonian Tales album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ellingtonian Tales
Swing 2001
KEN PEPLOWSKI Lost in the Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost in the Stars
Swing 2002
KEN PEPLOWSKI Easy To Remember album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy To Remember
Swing 2004
KEN PEPLOWSKI Memories of You album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Memories of You
Swing 2006
KEN PEPLOWSKI When You Wish Upon A Star album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When You Wish Upon A Star
Swing 2008
KEN PEPLOWSKI Gypsy Lamento album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gypsy Lamento
Swing 2008
KEN PEPLOWSKI Noir Blue album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Noir Blue
Swing 2010
KEN PEPLOWSKI In Search Of... album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
In Search Of...
Swing 2011
KEN PEPLOWSKI Maybe September album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Maybe September
Swing 2013
KEN PEPLOWSKI The Clarinet Maestros album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Clarinet Maestros
Swing 2015
KEN PEPLOWSKI Enrapture album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Enrapture
Post Bop 2016
KEN PEPLOWSKI Sunrise: The Ken Peplowski Big Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sunrise: The Ken Peplowski Big Band
Big Band 2018
KEN PEPLOWSKI Ken Peplowski / Diego Figueiredo : Amizade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ken Peplowski / Diego Figueiredo : Amizade
Latin Jazz 2019
KEN PEPLOWSKI Petite Fleur album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Petite Fleur
Swing 2019

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KEN PEPLOWSKI Ken Peplowski & Howard Alden album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ken Peplowski & Howard Alden
Swing 1993
KEN PEPLOWSKI Live at Ambassador Auditorium (with Harry “Sweets” Edison) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Ambassador Auditorium (with Harry “Sweets” Edison)
Swing 1994
KEN PEPLOWSKI The Other Portrait album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Other Portrait
Swing 1996
KEN PEPLOWSKI A Good Reed album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Good Reed
Swing 1997
KEN PEPLOWSKI Last Swing of the Century album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Last Swing of the Century
Big Band 1999
KEN PEPLOWSKI All This...Live in the UK, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All This...Live in the UK, Vol. 1
Swing 2000
KEN PEPLOWSKI And Heaven Too: Live in the U.K. Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
And Heaven Too: Live in the U.K. Vol. 2
Swing 2002
KEN PEPLOWSKI Happy Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happy Together
Swing 2008
KEN PEPLOWSKI Ken Peplowski and Alan Barnes : At the Watermill album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ken Peplowski and Alan Barnes : At the Watermill
Bop 2015

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