Martin Zonn, born in Boston, is internationally heralded as an innovator
both in composition and in clarinet performance. His musical influences
and interests are diverse:
appeared on stage as clarinet soloist at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood
and Ravinia, and with many different styles of musical artists that
include the Lenox String Quartet, country music great Vince Gill,
the Miami Philharmonic, the Nashville Jug Band, and the New Orleans
played mandolin at Lincoln Center and the Library of Congress with
Julliard Quartet cellist Joel Krosnick.
played saxophone and slide saxophone in performances and recordings
of avant-garde jazz with Anthony Braxton, and was on stage with
the Tennessee Dance Theatre and at Opryland playing traditional
toured and recorded with fiddle legend Vassar Clements.