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Sarpila, Antti (<i>born</i> 1964), clarinetist, saxophonist

Pekka Gronow

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Helsinki, 11 June 1964). Finnish clarinetist and saxophonist. He was originally inspired by his father, who was an amateur saxophonist, but he met Bob Wilber at the Pori Jazz Festival in 1980 and studied and played with him in the USA on several occasions; later he recorded with Wilber in Stockholm (1993) and the UK (1994). In 1984 he founded a big band specializing in swing and traditional jazz, which

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