Researcher reveals the secret of New Orleans jazz clarinet

When it comes to jazz, there's simply no place like New Orleans.New Orleans is credited as the birthplace of the genre, with a distinctive sound that emerged in the early 1900s as musicians honed the sounds of wailing woodwind and brass instruments.Early jazz clarinets, in particular, are unmistakable in their 'incredible' range of sound and tonal variety, according to a researcher who has dedicated years to studying the instrument – and, he says this boils down to their more 'flexible' style...