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Information about PKSax, Paul Klemperer

Born in Boston, Paul discovered jazz at an early age, sneaking into smoky clubs by age 13.  He studied with jazz legends Archie Shepp, Max Roach and Ray Copeland before moving to Austin in 1982 where he worked with such blues greats as Marcia Ball and members of the Fabulous Thunderbirds.  Paul earned his master’s degree in Ethnomusicology at the University of Texas in 1991.  He teaches private and group classes in clarinet & saxophone, jazz history and theory, and issues in music and culture.