However the bassoon have been found in jazz on the rare basis since Don Redman and Frankie Trumbauer in the 1920s, Michael Rabinowitz may be the first jazz musician ever to specialize over the difficult instrument. He performed clarinet in junior senior high school but turned to bassoon in senior high school. He performed locally in New Haven, examined with Sal Mosca, and after university spent 2 yrs in European countries. Upon his come back, he documented on element of an Ira Sullivan Muse record (1981) and with Eddie Buster. Rabinowitz transferred to NY in 1986, was area of the avant-garde group Mosaic in 1988, and performed Charles Mingus’ “Epitaph” with Gunther Schuller in 1989. Michael Rabinowitz led his very own groups through the entire 1990s, displaying on quartet recordings for Felines Paw and Jazz Concentrate which the bassoon can successfully assume the function of the improvising saxophonist.