James Sullivan (clarinet) explores the versatility of the clarinet in an expansive scope of styles and repertoire. In addition to the soprano clarinet, he specializes in the bass clarinet and performs on the Turkish G clarinet. He plays with music ensembles Freshly Squeezed, ensemble green, Jacaranda Music on the Edge series, the classical Arabic ensemble Kan Zaman and the belly dance band Youm It Talaata. His education includes Cleveland Institute of Music, Florida State University (B.M.), California Institute of the Arts (M.F.A.), and he has received instruction from David Howard, Frank Kowalsky, Sean Osborn, Julie Feves, Laura DeLuca, and Wael Kakish. He teaches at The Master's College, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, and the Academy of Creative Education.