Jazz_Lec21 - Jazz History 3/10/08 Benny Goodman & The...

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Jazz History 3/10/08 NY Studio Musicians late 1920s -1935: Bandleaders – in – training Benny Goodman – Woodwinds Jimmy Dorsey – Woodwonds Charlie Barnet – Woodwinds Mannie Klein – Trumpet Charlie Spivak – Trumpet Glenn Miller – Trombone Tommy Dorsey – Trombone Gene Krupa – Drums Red Norvo – Percussion Benny Goodman (1909 – 1986) – grew up in the jewish ghetto Born in Chicago Woodwinds player o Primarily the Clarinet Became the symbol of the swing era and starter “King of Swing” Session Musician 1926 – 1934 Initiates the “Swing era” o 1935 – 1945 Benny Goodman Orchestra (1934-) John Hammond (1910 – 1987) Wealthy Philanthropist Record Producer, musician, music critic, takent scout Advanced the careers of Benny Goodman, billie holiday, lionel Hampton, count basie and more. Convinced benny Goodman to try and form his own group to play his hot
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