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4 January 2021

Press release by Schott Music

The Essence of Bebop – Clarinet

10 great studies in the style and language of bebop

Jim Snidero / Ken Peplowski (soloist)


  • Clarinet studies and methods to help you master bebop
  • Play-along online audio file performed by soloist Ken Peplowski
  • For intermediate to advanced-level clarinettists


The Essence of Bebop is the new series by critically acclaimed New York saxophonist Jim Snidero. The Essence of Bebop reveals the heart and soul of this groundbreaking jazz style and is the first real “manual” for mastering bebop.

The 10 studies are inspired by Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Hank Mobley, John Coltrane and many more, offering a unique basis for study and analysis.

The soloist Ken Peplowski has performed as a renowned jazz clarinettist and saxophonist in New York for many years.