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Marty Ehrlich

Marty Ehrlich is one of the most celebrated artists of his generation, critically acclaimed as both composer and player. Equally fluent on clarinet, saxophone, and flutes, Ehrlich has been hailed as “one of the most formidable multi-instrumentalists since Eric Dolphy…the jazz dream musician” (The Village Voice). The New York Times calls him “one of the premier melodicists of his generation,” and The Nation “one of his time’s most original thinkers (with) a rare and wonderful talent, a now yearning, now biting attack and a stunningly voice-like expressiveness.” Jazz Zeitung states: “If there is a believable poetic sensibility in jazz, you will find it with Marty Ehrlich.” The Jazz Journalist Association honored him as Wind Player of the Year in 2001 and as Clarinetist of the year in 2003. In 2004, Ehrlich was awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Composition.

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Things Change
Things Change
Via Veneto Jazz
2015
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A Trumpet in the Morning
A Trumpet in the...
New World Records
2014
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A Trumpet in the Morning
A Trumpet in the...
New World Records
2013
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Marty Ehrlich: A Trumpet In The Morning
Marty Ehrlich: A...
New World Records
2013
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Frog Leg Logic
Frog Leg Logic
Clean Feed Records
2012
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Fables
Enja Records
2010
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