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10 thoughts on “ Benny Goodman - The King Of Swing

  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The King Of Swing - Complete Jazz Concert No. 2 on Discogs/5(9).
  2. Benny Goodman, Soundtrack: Allied. The King of Swing! Famed clarinetist, composer ("Stompin' at the Savoy") and conductor, educated at the Lewis Institute in Chicago and a student of Schillinger and Schoepp. He was a clarinetist with the orchestras of Bix Beiderbecke, Jules Herbuveaux, Arnold Johnson and Ben Pollack, and also played in Broadway theater orchestras. He began to lead Born: May 30,
  3. Benny Goodman, born on May 30, in Chicago, Illinois, was an American musician. Often referred to as the King of Swing, he is best remembered as one of the greatest clarinetists of all time, reaching the height of his popularity in the s when swing was most popular.
  4. A Strong movement in jazz. In , The Goodman band was asked to perform at Carnegie Hall which was an extremely prestigious hall that only the best could hope to play at. "We gave the first swing concert that was ever heard in Carnegie, and I can tell you, it was a real thrill for me," -Benny Goodman.
  5. Feb 18,  · Watch a short video about Benny Goodman and how he grew his talent to become the king of swing music.
  6. Benny Goodman, the King of Swing whose clarinet led a generation of music fans into the Big Band era in the 's, died yesterday afternoon at his Manhattan apartment, apparently of a heart attack.
  7. Jul 16,  · 'King of Swing' Benny Goodman's Pound Ridge home on the market. Famed jazz clarinetist and bandleader built the stately colonial in .
  8. Dec 29,  · With clarinet in hand, Benny Goodman was transformed from a child in Chicago's impoverished Jewish ghetto into the king of swing, greeted .
  9. May 08,  · Benny Goodman: ‘The King of Swing’. The year was An enthusiastic crowd of young dancers gathered at the famous Palomar Ballroom on Vermont Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street in Downtown Los Angeles. Two nights before, the young band and its leader, Benjamin “Benny” Goodman, had played to a sold-out crowd in Oakland’s McFadden Ballroom.
  10. This 10 CD box set comprises nineteen original albums by the bandleader and clarinettist Benny Goodman. The "King of Swing" can be heard with jazz stars such as Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Fletcher Henderson and Charlie Christian. This set includes his best-known swing numbers, such as "One O'Clock Jump" and "Jumpin' at.

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