On today’s episode our very special guest is the Grammy Award Winning jazz clarinetist, Eddie Daniels. We discuss his new album “Night Kisses,” what it was like studying with Daniel Bonade and Joe Allard, why Eddie thinks articulation is one of the most important elements of clarinet playing, why jazz will make you free as a player, why leaving space in music is actually the hardest part, and much more.

Download Eddie’s new album from his website at https://amzn.to/35HTHKW.

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Sean Perrin

Sean Perrin is the founder of Clarineat.com and the host of the Clarineat Podcast. He is also an active performer, recording artist, and music educator currently living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Sean has performed as a substitute clarinetist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, The Red Deer Symphony, The Bow Valley Chorus, and many other local ensembles. As a teacher he has worked as a clinician for The Banff Centre, The University of Calgary, The Mount Royal Conservatory. For further information, including how to get in touch with Sean, please click here.


Pete Neighbour · September 16, 2020 at 2:39 pm

Thoroughly enjoyed Eddie’s interview. Thanks.
I completely relate to the ‘less is more’ thinking. It’s just a shame that it only really hits home after years of experience; if only I could have realized that leaving space and playing more sparingly thirty years ago I’d be a far better player!

    Sean Perrin · September 16, 2020 at 10:34 pm

    Glad you enjoyed the conversation. It was a blast chatting with Eddie. I can’t believe he’s near 80 he has the vibrancy of someone in their 20s!

    Stanley Drucker said a similar thing on the podcast, and I’ve heard similar from Glenn Gould in interviews as well. Seems Eddies words about knowing you can play fast, so you don’t need to, really ring true.

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