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Danny Stiles WNYC Radio


"One of the great clarinetists of our era."


- New York's Premiere Public Broadcasting Company


New York Times


"Mr Bogart and his crew tear rousingly through such great standards as

 Take the A Train, Avalon, and Is It True What They Say?"


- Richard F. Shepard


Daily News


"The kind of infectious swing that catches the ear.

 Bogart produces a big resonant blowing sound."


- Don Nelson


New York Post


"Personality and facile fingers...

 the scene of free-wheeling foot-responding partying."


- Curt Davis


Cleveland Plain Dealer


 "Bogart's talent is rare. He plays everything from New Orleans jazz to

 pop standards with consummate ease and artistry."


- Bill Hickey


"Bogart's tone was butter smooth and full throughout the range of his clarinet... technically adept, his rhythm accurate... great clarinet sound..."


- John Richmond


Atlantic City Press


"Few clarinetists headline in casino lounges, but then,

 only a few have the credentials of Rick Bogart."


- David Spatz


"Bogart's claim to fame is his cool clarinet."


- David Spatz


Cabaret Scenes


"In the tradition of Louis Armstrong, Bunny Berigan and Chet Baker...singing was a major part of the act...a distinct buttery voice...the clarinet was as smooth 800-thread set of linens...he scaled his clarinet with mellow lows and deft sweet highs as if just breathing."


- Melody Breyer-Greil

RICK BOGART Jazz Clarinettist & Vocalist
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