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Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American 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… read more

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    Origins and sources of jazz, the story how jazz has transformed into one of the most interesting style in the history of music.
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    один из пионеров свинга, очень энергичная музыка
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    Best Before: date never expires!
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    The king of swing!
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    nice music!
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    gene krupa!! Carnegie Hall 1938!
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    Goodman is dat nigga #TopOfThePops

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