Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute

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Upcoming Performances


Swing Dance with Seth Kibel Quintet, feat. Flo Anito

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Towson Dance Studio, 9486 Deereco Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD

$20 - General Public $15 - Students with ID Beginner swing lesson at 7:45 pm included in the price of admission. With Flo Anito (vocals), Matt Kelley (vocals/guitar), Bob Abbott (double bass), and Nick Ruggieri (drums).

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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).



 Seth Kibel is proud to use Rovner ligatures and clarinet barrels.




Seth Kibel: When You're Smiling

a new album of original tunes featuring talented guest artists, progressive political
commentary, dark humor, and much-needed musical therapy for these strange and trying times.

Instrumental jazz, swing, and klezmer from one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists.

Seth Kibel: clarinet, tenor saxophone, flute
Sean Lane: piano
Bob Abbott: double bass
Nick Ruggieri: drums

Produced 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. 

When You're Smiling -- front cover When You're Smiling -- back cover