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Unformatted text preview: Influenced Goodman’s conception of the clarinet as a jazz instrument • Benny Goodman and His Swing Band o 3 key ingredients The arrangements of black musicians Fletcher Henderson, Jimmy Mundy, and Edgar Sampson The extroverted, crowd pleasing drumming of Gene Krupa And a succession of outstanding trumpet players o Bunny Berigan Goodman sideman Most creative white trumpet soloist of the swing era o Ziggy Elman Trumpeter o Harry James Trumpeter o The band played at New York’s Paramount Theater • Artie Shaw o Benny Goodman’s chief rival o Clarinetist and Band leader o “Begin the Beguine” Perfect marriage of hot and sweet elements Took Shaw to stardom • A Jazz Standard: “Cherokee” o Ray Nobles “Cherokee” , recorded by Charlie Barnett • Charlie Barnett 1913-1991 o Tenor saxophonist Admired black bands of Duke Ellington and Count Basie...
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- Spring '11
- Music, Swing music, Smith Influenced Goodman