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Benny Goodman

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 Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count […]

Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel…

Benny Goodman’s ‘Together Again!’ is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA. Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) – 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 03:55 . 3.I’Ve Found A […]

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 Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

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 center in Vienna, Virginia

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)