Kenny Davern

    Kenny Davern

    • Kenny Davern
    Kenny Davern

    Kenny Davern

    • Kenny Davern

    Kenny Davern

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    Since My Best Gal Turned Me DownKenny Davern
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    Baby, Won't You Please Come HomeKenny Davern
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    I Surrender DearKenny Davern
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    Chicago RhythmKenny Davern

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        Described in The New York Times as "the finest clarinetist playing today" in the 1990s, that high praise wasn't far off the mark, as it applied to Kenny Davern in the autumn of his life, at the peak of his powers. Call him a jazz purist, even a snob, but Davern believed in playing standards, and that he did. Tunes by George Gershwin, Eubie Blake, Fats Waller, Irving Berlin; what are sometimes referred to as Great American Songbook tunes. He was often praised for the clarity and ... Read more

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