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WENDELL HARRISON

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WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING...

• "That noble wooden instrument, the clarinet has a few heroes these days. Buddy DeFranco, Eddie Daniels, Alvin Batiste, the late John Carter, and Don Byron are integrating it into the contemporary language of improvised music., Add to that list Detroiter Wendell Harrison."

Michael G. Nastos - DOWNBEAT

 

•"Wendell Harrison's RUSH & HUSTLE is something new under the sun."

Thomas Conrad - DOWNBEAT

 

•"Wendell Harrison is a composer , author, and educator as well as a skilled and versatile woodwind player." Tom Jacobson - JAZZ TIMES

 

• Wendell Harrison, member of Local 5 (Detroit, MI), was recently named the 2018 Kresge Eminent Artist. This lifetime achievement award honors a musician who has had a significant impact on the cultural environment of Detroit and is dedicated to the development of Detroit’s cultural community and residents.

INTERNATIONAL MUSICIAN MAGAZINE

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