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The Adventures of Kang and Kodos is an original composition of mine that features the rich low and high ranges of the bass clarinet. It is a short melody that opens into improvisational soloing over a minor blues form. The first solo demonstrates my efforts to use the bass clarinet as an intense modern jazz capable of soloing over chord structures at fast tempos to generate intensity and momentum equal to more traditional jazz horns like the saxophone and trumpet. This is a departure from more traditional usage of the bass clarinet in jazz which tends to lean towards avant-garde or slow textural playing. This selection also features solos from pianist George Colligan and drummer Warren Wolf with bass playing by Eric Wheeler.