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Harry Skoler: Two Ones

Read "Two Ones" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Two Ones--the title of clarinetist Harry Skoler's fourth CD--clearly alludes to the musical rapport between Skoler and vibraphonist/pianist Ed Saindon, in addition to referencing the way the album is divided into quintet and duo recordings. Skoler and Saindon have been working together for more than fifteen years and have developed a deep musical connection during that ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 14, 2009

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ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Joe Albano

Read "Take Five With Joe Albano" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Joe Albano:

Joe Albano, a native of Boston, MA, began his instrumental studies at 14 with local hometown hero, saxophonist Ray DeNice. Quickly gravitating to the saxophone, and ignoring all logic and reason, he attended the Berklee College of Music in Sept of 2000. He graduated in 2005 and holds a B.A. in Professional ...

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Jazz Clarinetist Harry Skoler and Vibist Ed Saindon Team up for "Two Ones"

Jazz Clarinetist Harry Skoler and Vibist Ed Saindon Team up for "Two Ones"

Two Ones is jazz clarinetist Harry Skoler's fourth recording as a leader. He collaborates with vibist Ed Saindon to compose original jazz compositions featuring intimate musical portraits expressed in duo and quintet settings.

The quintet’s unique sound highlights the blend of clarinet, flute and vibes/piano. In addition to the quintet tracks, the recording showcases emotionally ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Harry Skoler and Ed Saindon Team up for "Two Ones"

Harry Skoler and Ed Saindon Team up for "Two Ones"

This is a gorgeous release of original compositions featuring intimate portraits expressed through quintet and duo settings. The quintet's unique sound highlights the blend of clarinet, flute and vibes/piano, along with bass and drums. The Quintet features Harry/clarinet, Ed/vibes & piano, Matt Marvuglio/flute, Barry Smith/bass and Bob Tamagni/drums and the Duo features Harry/clarinet and Ed Saindon/piano. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Harry Skoler and Ed Saindon: Esteemed Jazz Musicians Release New Album

Harry Skoler and Ed Saindon: Esteemed Jazz Musicians Release New Album

Jazz Clarinetist Harry Skoler and Vibist Ed Saindon team up for TWO ONES, a new recording to be released Fall of 2008 Two Ones will be jazz clarinetist Harry Skoler's fourth recording as a leader. He collaborates with vibist Ed Saindon to compose original jazz compositions featuring intimate musical portraits expressed in duo and quintet ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Harry Skoler: A Work of Heart

Read "A Work of Heart" reviewed by AAJ Staff

On his 1999 album A Work of Heart clarinetist/composer Harry Skoler opens his repertoire and his orchestral possibilities as wide as his heart, letting in new people and new ideas. In addition to his trusted rhythm section of bassist Richard Kimball and drummer Tim Gilmore, Harry adds the formidable talents of neighborhood fret-master Garrison Fewell and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Harry Skoler: A Work of Heart

Read "A Work of Heart" reviewed by Matthew S. Robinson

On his latest album, clarinetist/composer Harry Skoler opens his repertoire and his orchestral possibilities as wide as his heart, letting in new people and new ideas. In addition to his trusted rhythm section of bassist Richard Kimball and drummer Tim Gilmore, Harry adds the formidable talents of neighborhood fret-master Garrison Fewell and pianist/arranger/producer Donn Trenner, who ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Harry Skoler: A Work of Heart

Read "A Work of Heart" reviewed by Mike Neely

Throughout A Work of Heart clarinetist Harry Skoler displays an intimate, chamber swing sensibility that sings above a finely meshed group of musicians. Skoler is not interested in pyrotechnics; he is interested in the emotional nuances of ten carefully chosen compositions.

On five of the tracks Donn Trenner has arranged strings tastefully and affectively. He is ...