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The magical healing properties of the clarinet

What big pharma doesn't want you to know...

 

The mainstream media doesn't want to talk about all the medicinal properties of listening to me play. I can cure anything. I can coax a brain worm right out of your skull…

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Clarinets of Spring

As promised, this clarinet-playing fool is returning to his (musically) promiscuous ways!

 

I'll be playing hither and yonder quite a bit for the remainder of 2024. There are two public shows coming up in the next two weeks that I…

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Sandy Alexander (1974-2024)

Sandra Jean Alexander

 

I generally try to keep these newsletters music-oriented and relegate personal concerns to social media. But I felt like I should let those who receive these messages know about a profound loss in my life.

 

Early Tuesday…

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It's the most woodwindy time of the year

We interrupt your 10 gazillion Cyber Monday emails for an important clarinet bulletin...

 

It's gonna be a busy holiday season for this little Hanukkah elf. The best way to keep apprised of my honking, tooting, and flooting (sic) is to…

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Ask not for whom the clarinetist squeaks...

...it squeaks for thee.

 

I've actually got a fair number of public shows this November, before the madness of the "official" holiday season begins. Best way to keep up-to-date on my nefarious activities is to follow me on social media,…

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Clarinetist on the Run

Mr. Kibel Goes To Washington

 

This Thursday, September 7, I'll be performing at Capitol Hill's legendary live music venue, Mr. Henry's. I'll be playing from 7:30 to 10:30 pm along with vocalist Flo Anito, pianist Sean Lane, and bassist Bob…

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New Deal, For Real

New Deal Cafe this Wednesday evening!

 

This Wednesday, June 28, I return to one of my favorite venues, the New Deal Cafe, in Greenbelt, Maryland. 7 to 9 pm. I'll be joined by an all-star cast of characters, including…

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More Clown, More Stick

I promise not to let success go to my head...

 

My new album's been out for just under two weeks and, thus far, I've made thousands of pennies! I'm currently topping the charts of "Albums Released By Clarinetists Named

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Album Release Day -- Clown With A Stick

Today's the big day!!!

 

I'm thrilled to announce that my new album on Azalea City Recordings, Clown With A Stick, is now available!!! You can listen to it RIGHT NOW pretty much anywhere you find music on the digital interwebs…

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The calm before the clarinety storm...

In case you hadn't heard, I've got a new album coming out on Friday, May 19. It's called "Clown With A Stick," and it's an all-instrumental album with both jazz and klezmer and includes familiar classics and some brand-new original…

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