Before Elvis Presley And Rock N Roll, Another King Ruled The Roost Of American Popular Music His Name Was Benny Goodman And His Domain, The Gilded Age Of Swing Benny S Concerts, Records, And Radio Shows Catapulted The Hot And Controversial Sounds Of Jazz Into The Hearts And Homes Of A Hungry Public Swing, Swing, Swing At Once Illustrates Goodman S Enormous Impact On American Music And Culture, Reflects The Rich Textures Of The Times In Which He Lived, And Evokes The Very Private Life Of A Complicated, Difficult Man Raised In A Tenement In Chicago S Maxwell Street Ghetto, He Grew Up To Become The Symbol Of Glamorous High Society Living Benny S Undeniable Position As Social Groundbreaker His Were The Nation S First Racially Integrated Bands Was Characteristically Downplayed By The Man Himself He Simply Wanted The Finest Musicians He Could Find Here Are The Sounds And Stories That Define The Remarkable Life Of The World S Most Demanding And Idiosyncratic Band Leader The Violent Clashes Between His Smiling Public Persona And His Intensely Private Nature The Infamous Goodman Ray No Musician Who Played With Benny Escaped Its Wrath The Conflicting Stories Of Goodman S Parsimony And His Largess These Stories And Many Paint A Vibrant Portrait Of A Truly Original, Undeniably American Artist
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- 06 January 2018 Ross Firestone