Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

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Latest Release

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  • The Complete Happy Session Sessions
  • March 2022
  • 37 Songs

Top Songs

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Say It Isn't So [2001 Remastered]
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You've Changed
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You Couldn't Be Cuter [New York, July 7th, 1958 (Restauración 2022)]
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Day Dreaming
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Dizzy Spells

Albums

  • Thing O' Clock

    Jul 2021 • 11 songs

  • I Want To Be Happy

    Apr 2021 • 1 song

  • Our Favourites

    Feb 2021 • 190 songs

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Benny Goodman

Biography

Benny Goodman was the first celebrated bandleader of the Swing Era, dubbed "The King of Swing," his popular emergence marking the beginning of the era. He was an accomplished clarinetist whose distinctive playing gave an identity both to his big band and to the smaller units he led simultaneously. The most popular figure of the first few years of the Swing Era, he continued to perform until his death 50 years later. Goodman was the son of Russian immigrants David Goodman, a tailor, and Dora Rezinsky Goodman. He first began taking clarinet lessons at ten at a synagogue, after...
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