Benny Goodman: Milestones of the ‘King of Swing’ | Documents 600291

Benny Goodman: Milestones of the ‘King of Swing’

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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600291

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Release Date: 29th January 2016

Contents

Artists

Benny Goodman
Gene Krupa
Teddy Wilson
Fletcher Henderson
Charlie Christian
Peggy Lee
Jack Teagarden
Andre Previn
Russ Freeman

Artists

Benny Goodman
Gene Krupa
Teddy Wilson
Fletcher Henderson
Charlie Christian
Peggy Lee
Jack Teagarden
Andre Previn
Russ Freeman

About

This 10-CD box set comprises nineteen original albums by the bandleader and clarinettist Benny Goodman.

The ‘King of Swing’ can be heard with jazz stars such as Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Fletcher Henderson and Charlie Christian. This set includes his best-known swing numbers, such as ‘One O’Clock Jump’ and ‘Jumpin’ at the Woodside’, as well as the legendary Carnegie Hall concert from 1938.

Contents:
- The Famous Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert Vol. 1 & 2 (1950)
- The Goodman Touch (1953)
- Benny Goodman in Hi-Fi (1954)
- Benny Goodman: Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (1956)
- The Great Benny Goodman (1956)
- Peggy Lee Sings with Benny Goodman (1957)
- Benny in Brussels Vol. 1 & 2 (1958)
- A Treasury of Immortal Performances 1935/1936 (1959)
- Performance Recordings 1937/1938 (1959)
- Benny Goodman & His Orchestra - featuring Jack Teagarden (1949)
- Benny Goodman Swings Again (1960)
- Happy Session featuring André Previn & Russ Freeman (1960)
- Rodgers & Hammerstein - The Sound of Music (1959)
- Benny Rides Again (1960)
- Session for Six (1950)
- Benny Goodman Presents Arrangements by Fletcher Henderson (1953)
- Excerpts from Benny Goodman in Moscow (1962)

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