John Cipolla

John Cipolla is assistant professor of music (clarinet and saxophone) at Western Kentucky University. Reviews of Misbehavin, John’s new jazz clarinet/piano recording, are excellent. (Bruce VonStiers (BVS Reviews) "It is a great album." Dee Dee McNeil (Cadence Magazine) "John Cipolla and Doc Livingston are masters at what they do." C. Michael Bailey (All About Jazz) "Some recordings simply have nothing wrong with them. This is one." John has performed with an eclectic array of ensembles and artists including The New York City Opera, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Steve Reich Ensemble and Aretha Franklin. John was a member of the New York City Broadway Show Cats Orchestra from 1992 to 2000 and has been a member of the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra in New York City since 1985. His publications/recordings are on Sony, ECM New Series Records, G. Schirmer, Music Minus One, C.F. Peters Editions, and numerous journals. He is chair of the International Clarinet Association Research Presentation committee. John is a Selmer Clarinet Artist and Gonzalez reeds artist.

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