Clarinetist Tale Ognenovski performed in Carnegie Hall, 1956

The words "remarkable music on both orthodox and unorthodox instruments - a raucous and unforgettable pipe," written by John Martin, and appeared in The New York Times on Januuary 28, 1956, are related to the Tale Ognenovski's performances in Carnegie Hall as virtuoso reed pipe and clarinet soloist with the Macedonian ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec" on January 27, 1956. Today, forty-six years later the music performed by him, can be heard again on his first album.

Label: Independent Records, USA

His album entitled, "Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music" is confirmation that he is the greatest clarinetist of all time, demonstrating unique skill, a wealth of invention, amazing improvisational virtuosity, and outstanding musical competence in all areas of music.

This Audio CD is the best album for all time for instrumental music. He includes: 3 Jazz compositions, 6 Macedonian folk dances and classical music (all composed by Tale Ognenovski). On this CD, the Musical Genius Tale Ognenovski is soloist on the clarinet, reed pipe ("kavalche"), small bagpipe ("gajdarka") and zourla ("zurla"). Accompanying him are members of his Orchestra: his son Stevan Ognenovski (drum ("tapan") - all tracks and reed pipe - tracks 1, 8 and 9) and grandsons Nikola Ognenovski(reed pipe - tracks 1, 8 and 9) and Kliment Ognenovski (reed pipe - tracks 1, 8 and 9).

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  • Artist / Group Name: Tale Ognenovski
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