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BENNY GOODMAN


 

  • became a band leader and became host of his own radio show: Let's Dance 
  • he also had a famous combo called the Benny Goodman Trio with drummer Gene Krupa
  • went on a famous US tour which ended in Los Angeles, CA. at the Palomar Ballroom 
  • this final concert was broadcast throughout the United States and made swing jazz extremely popular
  • most people call this the beginning of the Swing Jazz Era 

 

 

Benny Goodman Trio 


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