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Ralph Carney

Ralph Carney has been played on NTS shows including Gabi, with Closet Bears first played on 24 February 2015.

Ralph Carney (Akron, Ohio, January 23, 1956 – December 16, 2017) was an American singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. While his primary instruments were various saxophones and clarinets, Carney also collected and played many instruments, often unusual or obscure ones. Carney got his start as a professional musician as a founding member of the band Tin Huey. He is perhaps best known for his long association with singer Tom Waits, and has worked with a vast number of others as a session musician.

Carney grew up in Akron,…

Closet Bears
Ralph Carney
Soul Jazz Records2015
Closet Bears
Ralph CarneySoul Jazz Records2015