Benny Goodman

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United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)

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Due to a growing concern over lead in Anaconda residents' yards, Anaconda-Deer Lodge County had Benny Goodman Park tested in late April for both lead and arsenic.
The musician, who was a member of Ronnie Scott's quartet and played with Benny Goodman and George Shearing, was 72.
His breakthrough came in 1950 when he toured Europe with Benny Goodman.
Jazz musician Benny Goodman was famous for playing which instrument?
In the liner notes to his 2012 album A Tribute to Benny Goodman, Bliss writes: "As a classical clarinetist in the making--learning the ins and outs of stage etiquette and composure, I couldn't help but stare at that man on the front cover, reeling back, clarinet in the air, grin on his face, breaking a 11 the rules.
Zottola is known for his work with Lionel Hampton, the Benny Goodman Sextet and Bob Wilber, and has played for a broad range of vocalists, particularly Mel Torme, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams.
Gilmore Music library at Yale University recently "shared the wealth" by jointly receiving as a gift a large collection of materials related to Benny Goodman, along with Artie Shaw, Ella Fitzgerald, and other luminaries of the big-band era.
BORN PETER Scudamore, jockey, 1958, above WB Yeats, Irish poet and writer, 1865 DOROTHY L Sayers, writer, 1893 DIED GERALDINE Page, US actress, 1987 ALEXANDER the Great, Macedonia king, 323BC BENNY Goodman, jazz musician, 1986, above
started playing guitar when he was 17 and continued until he was 90; before the Comets, he performed with Benny Goodman.
playing clarinets, Benny Goodman in the pit orchestra, bawdy at times,
Well known throughout the North West, John has worked with Clark Terry, Benny Carter and Randy Sandke and is influenced by the legendary Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lester Young and Stan Getz.
The sweetest clarinet you're ever likely to hear comes from New York jazzman Ken Peplowski, a veteran of the Benny Goodman orchestra and, happily for us, a frequent visitor to Eugene.
Louis Armstrong is introduced as Luigi Braccioforte and Benny Goodman as Benito Buonuomo.
The Swing Kings repertoire will doubtless include numbers made popular by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Gene Krupa and Benny Goodman, just to name the likeliest suspects.
The Pier became an unparalleled entertainment venue that hosted Big Bands led by such legendary musicians as Guy Lombardo, Benny Goodman and Jimmy Dorsey.