SETH KIBEL
Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone

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Upcoming Performances

Seth Kibel Quintet, ft. Flo Anito, at Greenbelt Jazz Festival

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New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway Street, Greenbelt, MD

Live jazz all day long! Weather-permitting, we'll be on the plaza outside the New Deal Cafe. Otherise, we'll be indoors. Free, and no tickets required!

I'll be playing from 3 to 3:45 pm.

Seth Kibel -- clarinet, flute, saxophone Flo Anito -- vocals Michael Raitzyk -- electric guitar Bob Abbott -- double bass Wes Crawford -- drums

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BREAKING NEWS!!!

5/19/2023 -- Today is RELEASE DAY for my BRAND NEW album – “Clown With A Stick”

The 11 tracks of Clown With A Stick cover a wide stylistic range, from straight-ahead jazz, to Jewish klezmer, to even a little taste of Motown. There are melodies familiar to all, as well as rarer selections and four original compositions by Kibel. He’s featured on clarinet on most tracks, as well as two where he plays one of his “other sticks,” the flute.

Click here to stream it from any of the major streaming platforms!

Also available as an old-fashioned CD!

 

Welcome to the on-line hub for Seth Kibel, one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists. Working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more, and wowing audiences on saxophone, clarinet, and flute, Seth has made a name for himself in the Washington/Baltimore region, and beyond.

Featured performer with The Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux, and more.

Winner of 28  Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies), including "Best World Music Instrumentalist" (2003-11) and "Best Jazz Instrumentalist" (2005, 2007-8, 2011-14).

  

Rovner_Logo.jpgSeth Kibel is proud to use Rovner ligatures and clarinet barrels.

 

  

 

Clown With A Stick: CD
  • Clown With A Stick: CD

Clown With A Stick: CD

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The 11 tracks of Clown With A Stick cover a wide stylistic range, from straight-ahead jazz, to Jewish klezmer, to even a little taste of Motown. There are melodies familiar to all, as well as rarer selections and four original compositions by Kibel. He’s featured on clarinet on most tracks, as well as two where he plays one of his “other sticks,”

The 11 tracks of Clown With A Stick cover a wide stylistic range, from straight-ahead jazz, to Jewish klezmer, to even a little taste of Motown. There are melodies familiar to all, as well as rarer selections and four original compositions by Kibel. He’s featured on clarinet on most tracks, as well as two where he plays one of his “other sticks,” the flute.

MUSICIANS FEATURED Sean Lane, Harry Appelman – piano Bob Abbott, Jeff Reed – double bass Wes Crawford, Joey Antico – drums

TRACKS 1) Waltz Of The Rejected 2) Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn 3) Kiever Bulgar 4) I Heard It Through The Grapevine 5) Stealing From The Past 6) Fihren Di Mechutonim Aheim-Tanz 7) 12-Bar Schmooze 8) And The Angels Sing 9) Afn Pripetshik 10) Heiser Bulgar 11) Clown With A Stick

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When You're Smiling
  • When You're Smiling

When You're Smiling

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CD Instrumental jazz, swing, and klezmer from one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists. Seth Kibel -- clarinet, tenor saxophone, fluteSean Lane -- pianoBob Abbott -- double bassNick Ruggieri -- drumsProduced by Seth Kibel. Recorded and engineered by Mike Monseur at Bias Studios, Springfield, Va. Mixed and mastered by Steve Steckler at

CD Instrumental jazz, swing, and klezmer from one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists. Seth Kibel -- clarinet, tenor saxophone, fluteSean Lane -- pianoBob Abbott -- double bassNick Ruggieri -- drumsProduced by Seth Kibel. Recorded and engineered by Mike Monseur at Bias Studios, Springfield, Va. Mixed and mastered by Steve Steckler at Asparagus Media, Takoma Park, Md. Album design by Sandy Alexander. Cover art by Gina DeLuca. Seth Kibel uses Rovner ligatures and barrels. 

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Seth Kibel Presents: Songs of Snark & Despair
  • Seth Kibel Presents: Songs of Snark & Despair

Seth Kibel Presents: Songs of Snark & Despair

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CD This album is a collection of songs written and recorded in wake of the 2016 Presidential election. With a progressive outlook, and an unhealthy dose of dark humor, these tunes traverse a wide landscape of musical genres, including blues, swing, klezmer, bossa nova, reggae, and more.

With an all-star cast of local musical luminaries, including

CD This album is a collection of songs written and recorded in wake of the 2016 Presidential election. With a progressive outlook, and an unhealthy dose of dark humor, these tunes traverse a wide landscape of musical genres, including blues, swing, klezmer, bossa nova, reggae, and more.

With an all-star cast of local musical luminaries, including the following: Arch Alcantara -- electric guitar, vocalsFlo Anito -- vocalsSimone Baron -- accordionBlack Betty -- vocalsChristopher Brown -- electric bassDaniel Brown -- double bassBilly Coulter -- vocalsWes Crawford -- drumsJared Denhard -- tromboneDamon Foreman -- electric guitar, vocalsIra Gitlin -- banjoAdam Gonzalez -- celloHelen Hausmann -- violin, vocalsTom Holtz -- tubaSeth Kibel -- clarinet, tenor saxophone, fluteDavid Kitchen -- guitar, vocalsSean Lane -- pianoAaron Malone -- violinBill Neri -- violaCristian Perez -- acoustic guitarRussell Rodgers -- electric bassNick Ruggieri -- drumsSteve Steckler -- electric guitarTom Teasley -- percussionChris Urquiaga -- vocals Music & lyrics by Seth KibelAll songs copyright 2017 Seth Kibel (Willard’s Melodies, ASCAP)Produced by Seth Kibel and Steve StecklerRecorded and mixed by Steve Steckler at Asparagus Media, Takoma Park, MD www.asparagusmediastudios.comMastered by Recording Arts, Arlington, VAAlbum design and layout by Sandy AlexanderCover art by Kevin Kallaugher (KAL) -- www.kaltoons.com

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Jazz For People Who Are Shorter Than Me
  • Jazz For People Who Are Shorter Than Me

Jazz For People Who Are Shorter Than Me

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CD This album features both original compositions and creative reimaginings of many classic children's favorites such as "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," "Down By The Bay," "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and more. While this is nominally a "jazz" record, it covers a wide stylistic breadth, including blues, boogie-woogie, rock, and yes, even a little

CD This album features both original compositions and creative reimaginings of many classic children's favorites such as "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," "Down By The Bay," "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and more. While this is nominally a "jazz" record, it covers a wide stylistic breadth, including blues, boogie-woogie, rock, and yes, even a little klezmer. Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in jazz, swing, and more. Wowing audiences on saxophone, clarinet, and flute, Seth has made a name for himself in the Washington/Baltimore region, and beyond. He is the featured performer with The Alexandria Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux, and more. Winner of 25 Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies), including "Best World Music Instrumentalist" (2003-11) and "Best Jazz Instrumentalist" (2005, 2007-8, 2011-13).             Seth Kibel – clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone, vocals on tracks 6 & 8Michael Raitzyk – guitar (all tracks)Daryl Davis – piano (tracks 2 & 3)Bob Abbott – double bass (tracks 1 – 5, 7, 10)Tom Holtz – tuba (tracks 6, 8, 9, 11)Wes Crawford – drums (tracks 1 – 5, 7, 10)Mark Carson – drums (tracks 6, 8, 9, 11)Mary Alouette – vocals (tracks 2, 4, 10)William & Josephine Kibel – vocals (tracks 6 & 8)All arrangements by Seth Kibel. Tracks 5, 6, 7, 9 copyright 2014 Seth Kibel (Willard’s Melodies, ASCAP).Produced by Seth Kibel, with Jeff Gruber.

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No Words -- Instrumental Jazz & Klezmer by Seth Kibel
  • No Words -- Instrumental Jazz & Klezmer by Seth Kibel

No Words -- Instrumental Jazz & Klezmer by Seth Kibel

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CD 12 original instrumental compositions by Seth, in a variety of musical genres, including swing, gypsy jazz, and klezmer. Seth Kibel – clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone (all tracks)Tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 10:Sami Arefin – guitar (all solos, except Track 7, 2nd solo)Kevin Doran – guitar (Track 7, 2nd solo)Scott Giambusso – double bassMark Carson –

CD 12 original instrumental compositions by Seth, in a variety of musical genres, including swing, gypsy jazz, and klezmer.   Seth Kibel – clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone (all tracks)Tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 10:Sami Arefin – guitar (all solos, except Track 7, 2nd solo)Kevin Doran – guitar (Track 7, 2nd solo)Scott Giambusso – double bassMark Carson – drumsTracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12:Sean Lane – pianoBob Abbott – double bassWes Crawford -- drumsRecorded and mixed by Blake Althen at Human Factor, Arlington, Virginia.Mastered by Steve Steckler at Asparagus Media, Takoma Park, Maryland.Design and layout by Sandy Alexander.Photography by Jonathan Timmes.

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