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“He can take you to a place you may have avoided and make you feel comfortable there”. The Wall Street Journal described the musical world of Don Byron this way with good reason: his clarinet is equally at home in the music of Ellington, Schubert, Messiaen and Mickey Katz. As a sideman and collaborator Byron has already established himself as “arguably the best young jazz clarinetist in the country” (WSJ) . Now, on “Tuskegee Experiments”, his solo debut recording on Nonesuch, Byron lays claim to being among the most inventive and compelling musicians of his generation.