Monday, January 16, 2012

Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert

Today is the 74th anniversary of "King of Swing" Benny Goodman's Carnegie Hall concert, "described by critic Bruce Eder as "the single most important jazz or popular music concert in history: jazz's 'coming out' party to the world of 'respectable' music."  (From Wikipedia)  

Take a moment to listen to some of the great tracks below, and be prepared to dance to some of these tunes at tonight's Shag lesson.

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