“Jingle Bells” (1935) with Benny Goodman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbE9bhcH_Kc&feature=youtu.be "Jingle Bells" Composed by J.S. Pierpont; arranged by Lyle "Spud" Murphy. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor on July 1, 1935 in New York. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Red Ballard, trombones; Nuncio "Toots" Mondello, first alto... Continue Reading →

“Blue Lou” (1939) Metronome All Star Band

 "Blue Lou" Composed by Edgar Sampson; arranged by Horace and Fletcher Henderson. (*) Recorded by the Metronome All-Star Band on January 12, 1939 in New York. Metronome All-Star Band:  Bunny Berigan, Harry James, Charlie Spivak, Sonny Dunham, trumpets; Tommy Dorsey and Jack Teagarden, trombones; Hymie Shertzer, lead alto saxophone; Arthur Rollini and Eddie Miller, tenor saxophones; Benny Goodman,... Continue Reading →

The challenges of creating correct captions; and Benny Goodman’s “Goodbye” (1935)

"Goodbye" Composed and arranged by Gordon Jenkins. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor on September 27, 1935 in Los Angeles, California. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Red Ballard, trombones; Hymie Shertzer and Bill DePew, alto saxophones; Dick Clark and Arthur Rollini, tenor... Continue Reading →

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