UPCOMING EVENTS:


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Jun 15, 2019

Berkshire Gateway Jazz: Diego Figueiredo and Ken Peplowski ~ Lee, MA

Special guest at this concert will be award winning Italian singer/songwriter Chiara Izzi, who was described by Jazz Times as “a talent to be heard, admired and anticipated.” Chiara’s sound is based on her own unique interpretation of a fusion of different genres, including jazz, pop and Mediterranean sounds.


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Jun 19, 2019 – Jul 4, 2019

Siletz Bay Music Festival ~ Siletz Bay/Lincoln City, OR

Fifteen events performed by 65 musicians from all over the U.S. and across the globe. Eight Classical Chamber Music Concerts. Four evenings of Jazz, Cabaret, Musical Theatre and American Song Book Concerts. Three Symphonic Concerts including Young People/Family


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Jun 26, 2019

2019 Clarinet Celebration ~ Alberta Rose Theater, Portland OR

Chamber Music Northwest hosts this summer festival event! “The Jazz Clarinet” with Ken Peplowski and his quartet headlining this exciting clarinet jam at the intimate and casual Alberta Rose Theatre.


Jun 28, 2019

MASTERCLASS: “Jazz & The Clarinet” ~ Portland OR

Ken illustrates the clarinet’s prominent place in the past, present, and unfolding future of jazz. He will demonstrate the changing styles of improvisation, the clarinet’s role in jazz, different approaches to technique and tone, and offer a window into his own approach to tone production and practice techniques as they relate to jazz performance.


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July 6, 2019

Feinstein’s at Vitello’s ~ Studio City, CA

The Graham Dechter Lineage Trio featuring Ken Peplowski.


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July 10, 2019

Sunset Jazz at Newport ~ Newport Beach, CA

Ken joins The Jazz Cruise All-Stars to give jazz lovers a sampling of The Jazz Cruise, the world’s only full-ship charter cruise dedicated to “straight ahead” jazz.


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July 13, 2019

Stanford Jazz Festival ~ Stanford, CA

“Barcelona-bred rising star Andrea Motis returns to SJW with her astonishing trumpet and vocal talent, joined by one of the world’s greatest clarinetists, the “sultan of swing himself”, Ken Peplowski. Accompanying these two jazz virtuosi is the SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra, a new ensemble made up of women and men who are among the top jazz artists in the Bay Area.”


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July 17, 2019

Dizzy’s Club at Lincoln Center ~ New York, NY

Ken Peplowski Quintet Plays Music of Frank Trumbauer w/Aaron Johnson, Ehud Asherie, Peter Washington, Kevin Dorn


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July 24, 2019

92Y Jazz in July ~ New York, NY

“In The Key of Us”: Two of the premiere pianists in jazz, Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap, are joined by Ken Peplowski; clarinet, Peter Bernstein; guitar, Sean Smith; bass and Bill Stewart; drums.


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July 26/27, 2019

ClarinetFest 2019 ~ Knoxville, TN

Presented in partnership with the University of Tennessee, ClarinetFest 2019 will feature performances by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, among others.


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July 30 - August 3, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club ~ New York, NY

John Pizzarelli: A Tribute to Benny Goodman with Special Guest Ken Peplowski


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August 5, 2019

Jocko’s Jazz at The Sahara Club ~ Methuen, MA


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August 22 - 24, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club ~ New York, NY

Ken Peplowski Quartet w/Diego Figueireido


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August 29 - Sep 2, 2019

25th Annual Vail Jazz Festival ~ Vail, CO

Ken joins over 35 artists performing over 45 hours of music across 5 days! THE 25TH ANNUAL VAIL JAZZ FESTIVAL presents 85 concerts from June 30 – September 2, 2019 featuring artists from around the world performing the American Songbook, swing, funk, Brazilian, Gypsy jazz and more.


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Sep 5, 2019

The Side Door Jazz Club ~ Old Lyme, CT

With Diego Figueireido


Feb 1 - 8, 2020

The Jazz Cruise ~ Miami, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Key West

For nearly 20 years, The Jazz Cruise has presented the very best in straight ahead jazz. With over 200 hours of music, 100 jazz musicians and a legion of loyal guests from all over the world, The Jazz Cruise is now one of the most important jazz events of the year.