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Benny Goodman

On TV today, the Orignal Benny Goodman Quartet (1972)

October 23, 1972 – The Orginal Benny Goodman Quartet – that is Benny Goodman (cl), Lionel Hampton (vb), Gene Krupa (d), Teddy Wilson (p) and George Duvivier (b)- performs for the first time on television at Philharmonic Hall, Lincoin Center in New York City

Benny Goodman goes to Warsaw (1976)

October 22, 1976 – Benny Goodman is with John Bunch (p), Warren Vache (tp), Buddy Tate (s), Peter Appleyard (vib), Cal Collins (gtr), Lennie Bush (b) and Barrett Deems (d) at Sala Kongresowa, Defilad Place in Warsaw (Poland)

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘At the Opera House’ in Los Angeles for…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘At the Opera House’ is a live album recorded on October 7, 1957 in Los Angeles and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.It’S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) – 02:45 . 2.Don’Cha Go Way Mad (Jimmy Mundy, Illinois Jacquet, Al Stillman) – 2:31 . 3.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered – […]

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist featuring a […]

Benny Goodman visits Yokohama (1980)

September 7, 1980 – Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Eddie Duran (g), Al Obidenski (b) and John Markham (dr) will be on stage at Aurex Jazz Festival, Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama, Japan

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the “Aurex Jazz Festival” happening in three cities.

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Take Love Easy’ with Joe Pass (1973)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Take Love Easy’ is a studio album recorded on August 28, 1973 with Joe Pass and released the same year by Pablo. Track listing : . 1.Take Love Easy (Duke Ellington, John Latouche) – 04:36 . 2.O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:19 […]

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong record ‘Ella and Louis Again’…

‘Ella and Louis Again’ by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong is a studio (sequel to their 1956 ‘Ella and Louis’) album recorded on July 23 & 31 and August 13, 1957 In 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) – 05:01 […]

Benny Goodman takes his septet to North Sea (1982)

July 18, 1982 – the Benny Goodman Septet – that is Benny Goodman (Cl), Scott Hamilton (ts), Warren Vache (tp), John Bunch (p), Phil Flanagan (b), Mel Lewis (d) & Chris Flory (g). – performs at ” North Sea Jazz Festival” in The Hague, Netherlands