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Kenny Davern

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13:35

Remembering Kenny Davern

Jazz musician Kenny Davern died this week at the age of 71. Davern loved traditional jazz, and played clarinet and soprano saxophone. He was a member of Soprano Summit, along with Dick Wellstood and Bob Wilber. We rebroadcast a live concert with Davern, performing with guitarist Howard Alden and bassist Phil Flannagan. This originally aired on Feb. 18, 1988.

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Kenny Davern: The Fresh Air Concert

The clarinetist is accompanied by bassist Phil Falnigan and guitarist Howard Alden. Davern was originally known as a New Orleans-style player, but performed in varied styles ranging from traditional bop to free jazz.

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