“…luxurious, agile and highly organic”

–Forrest Dylan Bryant, Jazz Observer

Some Recent Work

A new album on the way

A collection of chamber jazz pieces featuring Darryl Harper’s clarinet with the Wistaria String Quartet, with clarinet quartet, and with his long running jazz trio, The Onus. Compositions by Xavier Davis, Freddie Bryant, Brian Landrus, and Grammy Award-winning composer Ryan Truesdell.

Jason Moran’s Harlem Hellfighters in Texas

The Hellfighters perform at University of Texas at Austin and at Da Camera of Houston. November 5 and 6, 2021.

All Keyed Up

Talking with Ben Kapilow in an interview podcast in which Ben speaks with a wide range of professionals about topics related to the field of piano teaching. Darryl talks about improvisation through the lenses of history, culture, education, and neuroscience. March 21, 2021.

A Conversation With Yusef Lateef

In observance of the centennial of Yusef Lateef’s birthday, an excerpt from Darryl’s 2007 interview with Lateef. Here the two discuss Lateef’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano. Posted February 20, 2021.

Some Sounds