Paul Klemperer and his New Hampshire Ensemble 
 
Saxophonist Paul Klemperer come to us from Austin, Texas, where he is active as both a performer and teacher in that city's dynamic blues and jazz scene. By popular demand he in his NH Ensemble return to Depot Park for a blast of fun and excitement. The New Hampshire Ensemble includes Max Nunnemaker, bass; Garrett Cameron, drums; Gordon Peery, keyboard; and Spencer Peery, guitar. Listeners can expect a lively mix of blues and jazz, including some exciting Klemperer original tunes. 

Born in Boston, Paul discovered jazz at an early age, sneaking into smokey clubs by age 13. He studied with jazz legends Archie Shepp, Max Roach and Ray Copeland before moving to Austin in 1982.  There he has worked with many great artists in the blues, roots and jazz traditions, such as Marcia Ball, Angela Strehli, Doyle Bramhall, Malford Milligan, Seth Walker, Nick Curran, and members of the Fabulous Thunderbirds.