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Benny Goodman

This week In Jazz Legends 13

Deodato, The Zawinul Syndicate, Billy Cobham, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Goodman, Vi Redd, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Arista All Stars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Room (1985) . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) .…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has played guitar or sang with a myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them : Rachelle Ferrell , Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill…

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious…

Benny Goodman takes his band to Hamburg (1973)

December 8, 1973 - Benny Goodman and his band featuring guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli bring their swing at the Musikhalle in Hamburg, Germany<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Benny-Goodman-New-York-1985.jpg'…

Benny Goodman is at Wolf Trap (1977)

December 6, 1977 - Benny Goodman performs with his Orchestra - that is John Bunch (p), Cal Collins (g), Michael Moore (b), Connie Kay (d), Warren Vache (tp), Buddy Tate (s), Al Klink (s) & Mickey Greven (b) at the "Wolf Trap" arts…

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)

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 22

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich. They are the "Jazz Legends" performers…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot…

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<img…

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…

We remember Lionel Hampton. ‘Good Old Vibes’

This day (August 31, 2002), in New York City, New York, died Lionel Hampton, a jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist and bandleaderDigest Tracklist : Sing Sing Sing (1990) . Hamp's Boogie (1988) . Hey! Ba Ba Re Bop (1982) . w/ Benny…

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,…

Wintertime (1)

From 'Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow' to 'Winter Weather' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Winter (Cold Side)'. It has George Benson, Pauline London, Stan Getz, Wayne Newton and many more.

Low Probabilities

From 'The Best is Yet to Come' to 'If You See My Rooster' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Things That (Almost) Never Happen'. It has Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Billie Holiday, William Shatner, The Barry Sisters and…