Best of the Big Bands: Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman with Helen Forrest
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The 1992 Benny Goodman and Helen Forrest disc titled Best of the Big Bands contains 16-tracks from Goodman's Columbia big-band recordings, including such staples "What's New?," "How High the Moon," "Symphony," "Air Mail Special," "How Long Has This Been Going On," and "Somebody's Stole My Gal." While this isn't a definitive collection, it does offer a good overview of his big-band recordings.
Born: 30 May 1909 in Chicago, IL
Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s