One of the leading British musicians in an American dominated scene who provided the spiritual and emotional heart with an extended Romanian-style improvisation. His playing, the versatility on display throughout the night… a reminder of the sheer power of great musicianship.
Simon Broughton, Evening Standard, London July 2002
A force to be reckoned with.
He colours and shapes every phrase…..providing spiritual & emotional heart
London Evening Standard
Nice clarinet playing
Merlin Shepherd is Britain’s finest Klezmer clarinetist.