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Benny Goodman

This week In Jazz Legends (“Jazz tours Europe”) 25

John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Herbie Hancock, Mwandishi, Benny Goodman, Gil Evans, Freddie Hubbard, Sun Ra, Joe Pass, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Joe Lovano,Terence Blanchard. They are the “Jazz Legends (“Jazz tours Europe”)” performers selected among the 310 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

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)

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 […]

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 selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

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 on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist […]

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 […]