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Benny Goodman

From trio to quartet, sextet and septet, Benny Goodman has been called the father of chamber jazz. Geoffrey Smith surveys his achievements with such celebrated sidemen as Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa and Charlie Christian.

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Sun 22 Jul 2012 00:00

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  • Benny Goodman

    Runnin' Wild

    Composer: Gibbs/Wood/Grey Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Lionel Hampton (vib), Gene Krupa (d) Recorded: 1937

    • After You’ve Gonee.
    • Bluebird ND85631 (1).
  • Benny Goodman

    Marie

    Composer: Berlin Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Krupa (d) Recorded: 1937

    • Countdown.
    • Verve 9120.
  • Benny Goodman

    Nice Work if You Can Get It

    Composer: G Gershwin Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Krupa (d) Recorded: 1937

    • Benny Goodman on the Air 1937-38.
    • Columbia/Legacy CK 472990-10.
  • Benny Goodman

    Time on My Hands

    Composer: Vincent Youmans , Harold Adamson and Mack Gordon Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Krupa (d) Recorded: 1937

    • Benny Goodman on the Air 1937-38.
    • Columbia/Legacy CK 472990-10.
  • Benny Goodman

    Vibraphone Blues

    Composer: Lionel Hampton Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Lionel Hampton (vib), Krupa (d) Recorded: 1937

    • Benny Goodman on the Air 1937-38.
    • Columbia/Legacy CK 472290-10.
  • Benny Goodman

    Avalon

    Composer: Vincent Rose/Benny Goodman/Desylva & Al Jolson Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Lionel Hampton (vib), Krupa (d) Recorded: 1938

    • The Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert.
    • Columbia C2K65143.
  • Charlie Christian

    Flying Home

    Composer: de Lange/Goodman/Hampton Performers: Dizzy Gillespie (tr), Benny Carter (as), Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Chu Berry (ts), Clyde Hart (p), Charlie Christian (g), Milt Hampton (b), Cozy Cole (d), Lionel Hampton (vib) Recorded: 1939

    • Solo Flight.
    • Topaz TPZ 1017.
  • Charlie Christian

    Stardust

    Composer: Carmichael/Parish Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Fletcher Henderson (p), Charlie Christian (g), Artie Bernstein (b), Nick Fatool (d), Lionel Hampton (vib) Recorded: 1939

    • Solo Flight.
    • Topaz TPZ 1017.
  • Benny Goodman

    I Never Knew

    Composer: T Fiorito / G.Kahn Performers: Buck Clayton (tr), Benny Goodman (cl), Lester Young (ts), Count basie (p), Charlie Christian (elec g), Freddie Green (g), Walter Page (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 1940

    • The Genius of the Electric Guitar.
    • Columbia C2K 0655642.
  • Benny Goodman

    Benny's Bugle

    Composer: Benny Goodman Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Cootie Williams (tp), Geroge Auld (ts), Count Basie (p), Charlie Christian (g), Artie Bernstein (b), Harry Jaeger (d) Recorded: 1940

    • Solo Flight.
    • Topaz TPZ 1017.
  • Benny Goodman

    Gilly

    Composer: Benny Goodman Performers: Cootie Williams (tr), Benny Goodman (cl), George Auld (ts), Ken Kersey (p), Charlie Christian (elec g), Artie Bernstein (b), Harry Jaeger (d) Recorded: 1940

    • The Genius of the Electric Guitar.
    • Columbia C2K 0655642.
  • Benny Goodman

    Breakfast Feud

    Composer: Benny Goodman Performers: Cootie Williams (tr), Benny Goodman (cl), George Auld (ts), Count Basie (p), Charlie Christian (elec g), Artie Bernstein (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 1941

    • The Genius of the Electric Guitar.
    • Columbia C2K 0655642.
  • Benny Goodman

    I Found a New Baby

    Composer: J. Plamer / S. Williams Performers: Cootie Williams (tr), Benny Goodman (cl), George Auld (ts), Ken Kersey (p), Charlie Christian (elec g), Artie Bernstein (b), Harry Jaeger (d) Recorded: 1940

    • The Genius of the Electric Guitar.
    • Columbia C2K 0655642.
  • Benny Goodman

    After You've Gone

    Composer: Henry Creamer Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson, Red Norvo (vib), Slam Stewart (b), Mike Bryan, Morey Feld Recorded: 1945

    • Benny Goodman Combos.
    • Philips BBE12189.
  • Benny Goodman

    Stealin' Apples

    Composer: Waller/Razaf Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Wardell Gray and Fats Navarro Recorded: 1948

    • Jazz of the Forties Volume 2: Bepop into the Cool.
    • Capitol T 20578.
  • Benny Goodman

    China Boy

    Composer: Dick Winfree/Phil Boutelje Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Gene Krupa (d) Recorded: 1955

    • The Benny Goodman Story.
    • MCAD 4055.

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