BENNY GOODMAN

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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 their experiences singing with Goodman. "The twenty or so months I spent with Benny felt like twenty years," said Forrest. "When I look back, they seem like a life sentence." He could also be incredibly self-absorbed; it is reported that when eating an egg onto which a ketchup bottle cap had fallen, Goodman simply ate around it. At the same time, there are reports that he privately funded several college
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The Essential Benny GoodmanThe Essential Benny Goodman
Columbia / Bluebird / Legacy 2007
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The Very Best of Benny GoodmanThe Very Best of Benny Goodman
RCA Victor 2000
$4.17
$1.50 (used)
Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertCarnegie Hall Jazz Concert
Reissued · Remastered
Sony Legacy 1999
$9.00
$2.08 (used)
Benny Goodman - Greatest HitsBenny Goodman - Greatest Hits
Sony Legacy 1996
$11.25
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Benny Goodman: The Complete Concert, Carnegie Hall, 1938Benny Goodman: The Complete Concert, Carnegie Hall, 1938
Remastered
Jasmine Music 2006
$10.39
$4.93 (used)
Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (Complete)Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (Complete)
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Avid Records Uk 2006
$11.04
$8.54 (used)
Benny Goodman Featuring Peggy LeeBenny Goodman Featuring Peggy Lee
Sony Legacy 1993
$12.91
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BENNY GOODMAN Discography

BENNY GOODMAN albums / top albums

BENNY GOODMAN Hot Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hot Jazz
Swing 1945
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman, Nadia Reisenberg ‎: Brahms Sonata No. 2 In E-Flat Major For Clarinet And Piano, Op. 120, No 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman, Nadia Reisenberg ‎: Brahms Sonata No. 2 In E-Flat Major For Clarinet And Piano, Op. 120, No 2
Third Stream 1946
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Rides Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman Rides Again
Swing 1947
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Featuring Jack Teagarden album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman Featuring Jack Teagarden
Swing 1949
BENNY GOODMAN Mostly Sextets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mostly Sextets
Swing 1950
BENNY GOODMAN Session For Six album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Session For Six
Swing 1950
BENNY GOODMAN Easy Does It! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy Does It!
Swing 1952
BENNY GOODMAN Fletcher Henderson Arrangements album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fletcher Henderson Arrangements
Big Band 1953
BENNY GOODMAN The Goodman Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Goodman Touch
Swing 1953
BENNY GOODMAN B.G. in Hi-Fi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
B.G. in Hi-Fi
Swing 1954
BENNY GOODMAN Seven Come Eleven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Seven Come Eleven
Swing 1982

BENNY GOODMAN EPs & splits

BENNY GOODMAN live albums

BENNY GOODMAN The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert- Volume 1 (aka Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert- Volume 1 (aka Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert 1)
Big Band 1950
BENNY GOODMAN The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert - Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert - Volume 2
Swing 1950
BENNY GOODMAN The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert
Big Band 1950
BENNY GOODMAN Today album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Today
Swing 1970
BENNY GOODMAN Live at Carnegie Hall: 40th Anniversary Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Carnegie Hall: 40th Anniversary Concert
Swing 1978
BENNY GOODMAN King of Swing – Aurex Jazz Festival 1980 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King of Swing – Aurex Jazz Festival 1980
Swing 1980
BENNY GOODMAN The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Benny Goodman Yale Archives - Vol.1
Swing 1988
BENNY GOODMAN The Yale University Music Library- Benny Goodman, Volume 2 : Live At Basin Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Yale University Music Library- Benny Goodman, Volume 2 : Live At Basin Street
Swing 1988
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Swings Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman Swings Again
Swing 1990
BENNY GOODMAN Live at the Rainbow Grill '66 and '67, Volume 6 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Rainbow Grill '66 and '67, Volume 6
Swing 1991
BENNY GOODMAN Basel 1959 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basel 1959
Swing 1997
BENNY GOODMAN Bangkok 1956 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bangkok 1956
Swing 1997
BENNY GOODMAN Berlin 1980 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Berlin 1980
Swing 2007
BENNY GOODMAN Bigbands Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bigbands Live
Big Band 2012
BENNY GOODMAN Live at Basin Street East album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Basin Street East
Swing 2014

BENNY GOODMAN demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

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BENNY GOODMAN And the Angels Sing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
And the Angels Sing
Swing 1939
BENNY GOODMAN The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert Volume II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert Volume II
Swing 1951
BENNY GOODMAN Session For Six & Easy Does It! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Session For Six & Easy Does It!
Swing 1953
BENNY GOODMAN Plays World Favorites in High-Fidelity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays World Favorites in High-Fidelity
Swing 1958
BENNY GOODMAN The Yale University Music Library, Volume 3: Big Band in Europe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Yale University Music Library, Volume 3: Big Band in Europe
Swing 1958
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Collector's Gems 1929-1945 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman Collector's Gems 1929-1945
Swing 1970
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman and Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman and Friends
Swing 1984
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Collector's Edition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman Collector's Edition
Swing 1986
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Trio and Quartet Sessions, Volume 1: After You've Gone album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Benny Goodman Trio and Quartet Sessions, Volume 1: After You've Gone
Swing 1987
BENNY GOODMAN Yale University Archives – Vol. 4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yale University Archives – Vol. 4
Big Band 1989
BENNY GOODMAN Best of Big Bands: Benny Goodman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Best of Big Bands: Benny Goodman
Swing 1989
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman Small Combos 1935-1941 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman Small Combos 1935-1941
Swing 1989
BENNY GOODMAN The Yale University Music Library, Volume 4: Big Band Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Yale University Music Library, Volume 4: Big Band Recordings
Swing 1989
BENNY GOODMAN The Yale University Music Library, Volume 5 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Yale University Music Library, Volume 5
Swing 1990
BENNY GOODMAN Small Groups: 1941-1945 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Small Groups: 1941-1945
Swing 1990
BENNY GOODMAN Roll 'Em, Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roll 'Em, Volume 1
Swing 1990
BENNY GOODMAN Sing, Sing, Sing album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Sing, Sing, Sing
Swing 1990
BENNY GOODMAN Rare Recordings: 1935-1936 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rare Recordings: 1935-1936
Swing 1990
BENNY GOODMAN The Birth of Swing (1935-1936) (disc 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Birth of Swing (1935-1936) (disc 1)
Swing 1991
BENNY GOODMAN Get Rhythm in Your Feet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Get Rhythm in Your Feet
Swing 1991
BENNY GOODMAN Volume 7; Florida Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume 7; Florida Sessions
Swing 1992
BENNY GOODMAN Pure Gold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pure Gold
Swing 1992
BENNY GOODMAN Best of Big Bands: Benny Goodman (feat. Helen Forrest) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Best of Big Bands: Benny Goodman (feat. Helen Forrest)
Swing 1992
BENNY GOODMAN King of Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King of Swing
Swing 1992
BENNY GOODMAN The Best of Benny Goodman: The Original Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of Benny Goodman: The Original Recordings
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN 16 Most Requested Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
16 Most Requested Songs
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN Featuring Peggy Lee album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Featuring Peggy Lee
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN The Indispensable Benny Goodman,vol. 3-4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Indispensable Benny Goodman,vol. 3-4
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN On the Air (1937-38) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Air (1937-38)
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN The Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings of Benny Goodman 1944-1955 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings of Benny Goodman 1944-1955
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN Plays Jimmy Mundy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Jimmy Mundy
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN Benny's Bop 1948~49 With Wardell Gray & Stan Hasselgard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny's Bop 1948~49 With Wardell Gray & Stan Hasselgard
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN Fascinating Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fascinating Rhythm
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN Yale Recordings, Volume 8: Recordings From Benny Goodman's Private Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yale Recordings, Volume 8: Recordings From Benny Goodman's Private Collection
Swing 1993
BENNY GOODMAN Yale Recordings, Volume 9 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yale Recordings, Volume 9
Swing 1994
BENNY GOODMAN Verve Jazz Masters 33 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Verve Jazz Masters 33
Swing 1994
BENNY GOODMAN The Benny Goodman Story album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Benny Goodman Story
Swing 1995
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman and His Great Vocalists album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman and His Great Vocalists
Swing 1995
BENNY GOODMAN Yale Recordings, Volume 10: The Original Benny Goodman Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yale Recordings, Volume 10: The Original Benny Goodman Quartet
Swing 1995
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman's Greatest Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman's Greatest Hits
Swing 1996
BENNY GOODMAN Masterpieces, Volume 5 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Masterpieces, Volume 5
Swing 1996
BENNY GOODMAN Plays Eddie Sauter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Eddie Sauter
Swing 1996
BENNY GOODMAN This Is Jazz, Volume 4: Benny Goodman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Jazz, Volume 4: Benny Goodman
Swing 1996
BENNY GOODMAN The Best of Benny Goodman - The Capitol Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of Benny Goodman - The Capitol Years
Swing 1997
BENNY GOODMAN The Complete RCA Victor Small Group Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete RCA Victor Small Group Recordings
Swing 1997
BENNY GOODMAN V Disc: A Musical Contribution by America's Best for Our Armed Forces Overseas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
V Disc: A Musical Contribution by America's Best for Our Armed Forces Overseas
Swing 1998
BENNY GOODMAN The Complete Capitol Trios album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Capitol Trios
Swing 1999
BENNY GOODMAN Stompin' at the Savoy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stompin' at the Savoy
Swing 1999
BENNY GOODMAN Ken Burns Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ken Burns Jazz
Swing 2000
BENNY GOODMAN Complete RCA VICTOR Small Group Master Takes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete RCA VICTOR Small Group Master Takes
Swing 2000
BENNY GOODMAN The Permanent Goodman, Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Permanent Goodman, Volume 1
Swing 2000
BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Goodman
Swing 2002
BENNY GOODMAN 1939-1951 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1939-1951
Swing 2003
BENNY GOODMAN The Centennial Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Centennial Collection
Swing 2004
BENNY GOODMAN Benny's Girls album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny's Girls
Swing 2005
BENNY GOODMAN Let's Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let's Dance
Swing 2005
BENNY GOODMAN Coleção Folha clássicos do jazz, Volume 9 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coleção Folha clássicos do jazz, Volume 9
Swing 2007
BENNY GOODMAN The Essential Benny Goodman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Essential Benny Goodman
Swing 2007
BENNY GOODMAN The Quintessence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Quintessence
Swing 2007

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