Artist Recital Series Opens Sep. 17 with Jazz Clarinetist Eddie Daniels

August 18, 2016

Erich Burnett

clarinetist Eddie Daniels

Eddie Daniels, the virtuoso clarinetist who has been called "a thoroughly well-bred demon" by Leonard Bernstein, will open the 139th season of the Artist Recital Series at Oberlin with an 8 p.m. program Saturday, September 17, in Finney Chapel.

A master in the worlds of classical and jazz, Daniels brings to Oberlin a lineup of jazz pals—Darek Oles on bass, Alan Pasqua on piano, and Joe La Barbera on drums—and a passel of standards and original compositions that will be announced from the stage. For a sample of Daniels' work, watch this performance of "Stompin' at the Savoy" from a club performance in Southern California.

Tickets to Eddie Daniels are $35 ($30 for seniors, military personnel, and Oberlin faculty, staff, and alumni; and just $10 for students). For tickets to this and all other Oberlin events, please visit Oberlin's online Arts Guide, call the box office at 800-371-0178, or visit Oberlin’s Central Ticket Service (inside Hall Auditorium, 67 N. Main St.) weekdays from noon to 5 p.m.

Full subscriptions to the 2016-17 Artist Recital Series are available for as low as $150, with student subscriptions only $50.

An Oberlin tradition since 1878, the Artist Recital Series brings to historic Finney Chapel the world’s most talented performers across a spectrum of musical styles. The series at Oberlin continues September 30 with a visit by the Zukerman Trio, featuring celebrated violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Oberlin’s own Professor of Piano Angela Cheng. The trio will perform works by Glière, Shostakovich, and Schubert.

For a complete Artist Recital Series schedule and more information about the upcoming season of arts at Oberlin College & Conservatory, please visit the Oberlin Arts Guide.

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