Benny Goodman


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Benny Goodman 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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The Benny Goodman Sextet Fields Requests on 'America in Swingtime'.
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Tribute to Benny Goodman Dave Bennett Sextet Saturday, Sept 8 at 6 pm, Popejoy Hall.
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Benny Goodman plays the hne (oboe) with a Burmese musician.
Benny Goodman performs for a young audience in Red Square (Moscow, Soviet Union, 1962).
But he longed for the sound of another time, made popular by big-band greats like Benny Goodman.
There was more than musical magic on stage that day in 1936 when Lionel Hampton joined Benny Goodman in a Manhattan ballroom -- it was a breakthrough in American race relations.
Carnegie Hall in New York City has hosted legendary performers ranging from composer Peter Tchaikovsky to jazz great Benny Goodman.
CHICO — World-renowned trumpet player Bobby Shew has performed in the big-band groups of Benny Goodman, Buddy Rich and Tommy Dorsey, among others.
Lawrence Welk and his great orchestra play the music of the Big Band Era and salute legendary friends, including Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others.
The Music of Benny Goodman, as performed by the Ortner-Roberts Trio, will be featured in a special concert at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday at 8 p.m. Goodman led one of the most popular musical groups in America in the 1930s.
Opera House To Feature Music Of Benny Goodman Friday Night.
What do Benny Goodman, trance beats, steampunk fashion, and tasseled pasties have in common.