Song of the Day dedicates this post to Joe Muranyi. He passed away on April 20 at the age of 84. Joe was a jazz player, who specialized in the clarinet and was also a vocalist. His career was highlighted by a stint (1967-71) with the Louis Armstrong All-Stars, where he played clarinet. He was also a producer, a critic and created liner notes for many albums. The attached song is from 2008.
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- Remembering Joe Muranyi (oup.com)
- Joe Muranyi, Clarinetist With Louis Armstrong, Dies at 84 (nytimes.com)
An oldie but a goodie. Just for fun on Friday. Pink Martini live on the BBC.