ClarinetistA clarinetist (sometimes also spelt clarinettist) is a musician who plays the clarinet. Many clarinetists also play the saxophone, and are therefore also saxophonists.
The most common contexts for clarinetists are:
1) With Classical Orchestras
Some important classical clarinetists
- Jack Brymer
- Michael Collins
- Thea King
- Sabine Meyer
- Gervaise de Peyer
- Frederick Thurston
- Anton Stadler for whom Mozart wrote his clarinet quintet.
Some important jazz clarinetists: