Here's some clarinetists and saxophonists of the past. They are most admired for their sound, style, and composition.
Clarinet: Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw
Alto Sax: Edward Lefebre (never heard but must have been awesome), Rudy Weidoft, Sigurd Rascher, Jimmy Dorsey, Johnny Hodges, Art Pepper, Lennie Neihaus, Cannonball Adderly, Paul Desmond
Tenor Sax: Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, John Coltrane, Boots Randolph
In your spare time, research these greats on the internet and elsewhere.