This guy is amazing if you ever get a chance to hear him. He came to Columbus 4 or 5 years ago, when he would have been 20 years old, or s:
"Michigan-born Dave Bennett got his first opportunity to make music around age 10 when he had the option to join his grade-school band. His grandfather gave him a clarinet and he "fell in love with it," practicing up to six or seven hours a day.
"Then my grandfather bought me a tape of Benny Goodman, because it had the clarinet, and that's when it really sunk in. I couldn't believe a clarinet could sound that way. I knew then that this was going to be a career."