2-28 - 2/28 Through Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday:...

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2/28 Through Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday: Chapter 15 Benny Goodman biggest name in early 30s and 40s Swing era At 17, one of the leading clarinet players 1920s and 1930s Ben Kolak (?) band Mid 1930s had own band; had best arrangers and players (hired Fletcher Henderson as arranger) 1935 Palomar Ballroom (in LA): wasn’t a huge success until the moment he got there; launched his reputation Swing Style “King Porter Stomp” (1937): arranged by Henderson -Kansas city influence “Sing, Sing, Sing” (1937) -features Jean Krupa (drummer) -Harry James one of lead trumpet players in swing style -uses riffs “Don’t Be that Way” (1938) -32 Bar AABA recording “Rose Rum” -Charlie Christian (electric guitarist): died at 22-23 -Lionel Hampton (vibes. . vibraphone) -Fletcher Henderson (piano) Tried to integrate the clubs with mixed bands; Lionel Hampton black Artie Shaw important clarinetist 1938: Downbeat Magazine voted his band the best overall swing band
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