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Benny Goodman

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Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman has been played on NTS in shows including Tafelmusik w/ Francesco Fusaro, featured first on 11 February 2019. Songs played include Second Movement: Larghetto.

Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, The Professor, and Swing's Senior Statesman.

Goodman was regarded by some as a demanding taskmaster, by others an arrogant and eccentric martinet. Many musicians spoke of The Ray, Goodman's trademark glare that he bestowed on a musician who failed to perform to his demanding standards. Anita O'Day and Helen Forrest spoke bitterly of…

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Second Movement: Larghetto
Mozart, Benny Goodman
RCA Victor Red Seal1957
Second Movement: Larghetto
Mozart, Benny GoodmanRCA Victor Red Seal1957
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