“Sometimes I’m Happy” (1935) with Benny Goodman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lx1Ts3VqHg “Sometimes I’m Happy” Composed by Vincent Youmans; arranged by Fletcher Henderson. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor in New York on July 1, 1935. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey, first trombone; Sterling “Red” Ballard, trombone; Nuncio “Toots” Mondello,... Continue Reading →

Palomar Nights – summer 1935, with Benny Goodman – “Basin Street Blues”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r42rEMXPqhw “Basin Street Blues” Composed by Spencer Williams; arranged by Glenn Miller. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra from a live broadcast from the Palomar Ballroom in Los Angeles, California on August 22, 1935. Benny Godman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Red... Continue Reading →

“Blue Skies” and “Dear Old Southland”(1935) with Benny Goodman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcyIz-HnR74 "Blue Skies" Composed by Irving Berlin; arranged by Fletcher Henderson. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor on June 25, 1935 in New York. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Nate Kazebier and Jerry Neary, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Sterling "Red" Ballard, trombones; Nuncio "Toots" Mondello, first alto... Continue Reading →

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