8th 2008
The Jazz Session #41: Eddie Daniels (Tanglewood Jazz Fest Part 1)

Posted under Clarinetists & Podcast & Saxophonists

Jason Crane interviews clarinetist and tenor saxophonist Eddie Daniels in the first of three Jazz Session shows recorded live at the 2008 Tanglewood Jazz Festival in Lenox, MA. Daniels played the fest with many of the same musicians who appear on his 2-CD live album Homecoming (IPO Recordings, 2007). Daniels got his start as a saxophonist with the Thad Jones & Mel Lewis big band, and then launched a successful solo career that took the clarinet to new heights. He started performing on saxophone again in 2005 and now uses both instruments in his sets. During the interview, you’ll hear Daniels receive a fateful phone call that changes the nature of his performance at the festival.

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3 Responses to “The Jazz Session #41: Eddie Daniels (Tanglewood Jazz Fest Part 1)”

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  2. robert klein on 21 Apr 2009 at 4:02 pm #

    Great show on Eddie Daniels..So who wound up playing drums on the gig?

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