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About Mort Weiss
Mort was born in McKeesport, PA. in 1935. When he was nine, he was given an uncle’s metal clarinet and started taking lessons. The family moved to Los Angeles when he was ten where he continued with his classical music studies through high school and a year at Westlake School of Music. Among his teachers was Antonio Remondi, the respected clarinetist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. During his years in high school , Mort appeared as a soloist in a number of live TV performances both in Los Angeles and New York as well as playing in local community bands...