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Vol. 3, 1938-1939 (The Alternative Takes in Chronological Order)

Benny Goodman

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Album Review

The Alternative Takes series is of immense value to consumers of the "French Classics" CD series. These are alternate takes in chronological order of historic jazz (and some blues) with a strong representation of the swing era. The Alternative Takes, Vol. 3: 1938-1939 contains 25 Benny Goodman tracks on a single disc including single takes of "Smoke House Rhythm," "Pick-A-Rib, Pts. 1 & 2," and "Kingdom of Swing." While the disc is definitely directed toward collectors, anyone with an interest in this period of jazz will also enjoy it.

Biography

Born: 30 May 1909 in Chicago, IL

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

Benny Goodman was the first celebrated bandleader of the Swing Era, dubbed "The King of Swing," his popular emergence marking the beginning of the era. He was an accomplished clarinetist whose distinctive playing gave an identity both to his big band and to the smaller units he led simultaneously. The most popular...
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