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Benny Goodman's Biography

Benjamin David “Benny” Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader; widely known as the "King of Swing".

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Backside Henry James & Benny Goodman - Swingtime 1937-1942 - Archive of Jazz
Backside Henry James & Benny Goodman - Swingtime 1937-1942 - Archive of Jazz
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  • Prime Time Jazz – 23 April 2014 - Radio Adelaide

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Let's face the music and dance Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald sings the Irving Berlin Songbook (1958). Afro Jazziac Machito The World's Greatest Music Series: Pop Jazz (1962). St Louis Blues Benny Goodman Benny Goodman in Brussels Vol ..
  • Jazz Profiles: Maria Schneider's Classical Jazz: No ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    “For a long time, big-band jazz relied on a swinging but implacable wall of brass: the sound of Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington. Schneider absorbed what she calls that “frontal load of decibels and power and energy,” and ...
  • Blues in the Night – Hackney Empire, London | The Public ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Set in a Chicago hotel in 1939 (economically conjured here in Lotte Collet's design), Blues in the Night is, in essence, a compilation show, a revue comprising blues and jazz numbers by the likes of Benny Goodman, Bessie Smith, Harold ...

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