A prolific recording artist both as leader and with Herbie Mann, Paul Bley and Bill Evans (1 album) he worked in both America and Europe. He was credited with being the first player to amplify the vibraphone.
Ken Peplowski: “I try to play the clarinet like a clarinet and not like a guy doubling on another instrument.” – (Down Beat July 2004).
James Morrison: “I’m not a trumpet player that doubles on flugelhorn. I’m a musician that plays trumpet, flugelhorn, euphonium and the rest.” – (Jazz Journal January 1992).