• Sing-Sing-Sing
  • Jersey Bounce

  • Don’t Be That Way

  • Stomp’in at the Savoy

  • Christopher Columbus

  • Air Mail Special

  • Begin The Begunie

  • In The Mood

  •  A String Of Pearls

Benny Goodman

Artie Shaw

Buddy DeFranco

Jimmy Dorsey

Ken Peplowski

Eddie Daniels

Woody Herman

Jimmy Giuffre

Abe Most

John Laporta

Sidney Bechet

Phil Woods



Welcome To James Gentry  Clarinet Madness.

  • Fun Swinging Romantic Standards-Swing-Dixie-Gypsy-Contemporary Music.

    From Shaw to Goodman I perform all forms of romantic Contemporary Music & Classical Music. From all the grand masters of contemporary Music composition ( Gershwin-Berlin-Porter-Kern-Ellington-Arlen) Fun swinging Music perform on the most beloved Musical instrument “The Clarinet”.


  •  I have a Band format to fit every budget ( Trio-Quartet-Quintet-Sextet.) including Solo performance with very eloquent beautiful sounding backing tracks.   From a ” Benny Goodman Tribute Band” that features all the GREAT outstanding hits of the famous band leader or a performance of ” Artie Shaw.” unforgettable recording of ” Cole Porter.” ” Begin the Beguine.” This tropical beauty is the by far the most requested Clarinet composition that I receive  request for on the Clarinet


My Personal Message to you is to make your event the most memorable for you and your guest and that includes every little detail from a ” Solo performance-Band hiring” and the proper sound design for your event I will custom make it just as you wish. Should you be considering a ” Costume Theme Night party” and want to relive the roaring 20s or early 30s with the GREAT Swing era to a causal or for a formal ” Black Tie event. The Clarinet speaks with the most eloquence of any Musical instrument. Your event and success is without question the utmost importance to me.

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