Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

American jazz musician, band leader
Jazz clarinetist who rose to become the pre-eminent swing bandleader of the 1930s, with an empire that launched many an act.
BornMay 30, 1909
HometownChicago, Illinois, United States of America
Height6'5" (1.96m)
SpouseAlice Hammond Duckworth (m 1942 - 1978)
ChildrenBenji Goodman , Rachel Goodman
ParentsDavid Goodman , Dora Grisinsky
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

A Song Is Born
A Song Is Born
1h 53min
1948
Sweet and Lowdown
Sweet and Lowdown
1h 16min
1944
The Gang's All Here
The Gang's All Here
1h 43min
1943

Albums

Indispensable Benny Goodman, Vol. 5-6
Indispensable Benny Goodman, Vol. 5-6
1995
Let's Dance
Let's Dance
1992
Stompin' at the Savoy [Bluebird]
Stompin' at the Savoy [Bluebird]
1992
Live in Stockholm 1970
Live in Stockholm 1970
1970
Benny Goodman in Moscow
Benny Goodman in Moscow
1962
In Stockholm 1959
In Stockholm 1959
1959
Happy Session
Happy Session
1958
Yale Recordings, Vol. 3: Big Band in Europe
Yale Recordings, Vol. 3: Big Band in Europe
1958
Live at the International World Exhibition Brussels: Unissued Recordings
Live at the International World Exhibition Brussels: Unissued Recordings
1958
Benny Goodman Story, Vols. 1-2 [Decca]
Benny Goodman Story, Vols. 1-2 [Decca]
1955
Giants of the Big Band Era
Giants of the Big Band Era
2013
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 17
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 17
2013
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 18
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 18
2013
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 12
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 12
2012
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 6
AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 6
2011
Golden Hits Of Benny Goodman
Golden Hits Of Benny Goodman
2010
Yale University Archives, Vol. 5: NBC Broadcast Recordings 1936-1943
Yale University Archives, Vol. 5: NBC Broadcast Recordings 1936-1943
2010
Ultimate Big Band Collection: Benny Goodman
Ultimate Big Band Collection: Benny Goodman
2010
Yale University Archives, Vol. 4: 1958 to 1963
Yale University Archives, Vol. 4: 1958 to 1963
2010
Yale University Archives, Vol. 3: Live At The Rainbow Grill & Basin Street 1966-1967 & 1954
Yale University Archives, Vol. 3: Live At The Rainbow Grill & Basin Street 1966-1967 & 1954
2010
Complete AFRS Benny Goodman Shows, Vol. 2: 1946
Complete AFRS Benny Goodman Shows, Vol. 2: 1946
2010
Best of the Yale Archives 1936-86
Best of the Yale Archives 1936-86
2009
Complete Yale Music Archives
Complete Yale Music Archives
2007
Yale Archives, Vol. 11-12: NBC Broadcast Recordings
Yale Archives, Vol. 11-12: NBC Broadcast Recordings
2007

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