Giants of the Big Band Era

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  • Release Date: 6/4/2013
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046202521
  • Catalog Number: 2025
  • Sales rank: 123,311


Disc 1
  1. 1 Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:30)
  2. 2 Sometimes I'm Happy - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:39)
  3. 3 King Porter Stomp - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:07)
  4. 4 After You're Gone - Benny Goodman Trio (2:56)
  5. 5 Someday Sweetheart - Benny Goodman Trio (2:46)
  6. 6 Stompin' at the Savoy - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:27)
  7. 7 China Boy - Benny Goodman Trio (2:38)
  8. 8 Nobody's Sweetheart - Benny Goodman Trio (2:52)
  9. 9 You Turned The Tables On me - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:50)
  10. 10 Dinah - Benny Goodman Quartet (2:45)
  11. 11 Tain't no use - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:39)
  12. 12 Ida Sweet As Apple Cider - Benny Goodman Quartet (3:51)
  13. 13 Tea For Two - Benny Goodman Quartet (3:06)
  14. 14 Sing, Sing, Sing - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (4:04)
  15. 15 Afraid To Dream - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:29)
  16. 16 Where Or When - Benny Goodman Trio (3:24)
  17. 17 Bei Bir Mist Du Schon, Pt. 2 - Benny Goodman Quintet (3:13)
  18. 18 Don't Be That Way - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:19)
  19. 19 The Blues in my flat - Benny Goodman Trio (3:18)
  20. 20 Bach goes to town - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:32)
  21. 21 I Know That You Know - Benny Goodman Quintet (3:06)
  22. 22 And The Angels Sing - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:17)
  23. 23 Jumpin' At The Woodside - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:14)
  24. 24 What's New - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:59)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Stardust - Benny Goodman Sextet (3:07)
  2. 2 It's just like taking candy from a baby - Benny Goodman Sextet (2:46)
  3. 3 As Long As I Live - Benny Goodman Sextet (3:11)
  4. 4 Taking A Chance On Love - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:10)
  5. 5 Gone with what draft - Benny Goodman Sextet (2:41)
  6. 6 I Found A New Baby - Benny Goodman Sextet (2:57)
  7. 7 Perfidia - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:18)
  8. 8 Scarecrow - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:52)
  9. 9 Air Mail Special - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:56)
  10. 10 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:14)
  11. 11 Clarinet a la king - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:03)
  12. 12 If I Had You - Benny Goodman Sextet (3:04)
  13. 13 Somebody else is taking my place - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:02)
  14. 14 Jersey Bounce - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:00)
  15. 15 The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise - Benny Goodman Sextet (2:45)
  16. 16 The Wang Wang Blues - Benny Goodman Sextet (2:52)
  17. 17 Why Don't You Do Right - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:12)
  18. 18 One O'Clock Jump - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:55)
  19. 19 Remember - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:47)
  20. 20 I Want To Be Loved - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:12)
  21. 21 The Hucklebuck - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:24)
  22. 22 Big John's Special - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:05)
  23. 23 Bugle Call Rag - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:58)
  24. 24 Body And Soul - Benny Goodman Sextet (4:42)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Benny Goodman Primary Artist, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Fred Astaire Vocals
Al Stewart Trumpet
Count Basie Piano
Billy Bauer Guitar
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Eddie Bert Trombone
Will Bradley Trombone
Ruby Braff Trumpet
Charlie Christian Guitar, Electric Guitar
Russ Freeman Piano
Wardell Gray Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Greco Piano, Vocals
Lionel Hampton Drums, Vibes
Bill Harris Trombone
Harry James Trumpet
Jo Jones Drums
John Kirby Bass
Gene Krupa Drums
Red Norvo Vibes
Flip Phillips Tenor Saxophone
Mel Powell Piano
Teddy Wilson Piano
Cootie Williams Trumpet
Harry Babasin Bass
Gus Bivona Alto Saxophone
Willie Dennis Trombone
Bobby Donaldson Drums
Ziggy Elman Trumpet
Pee Wee Erwin Trumpet
Johnny Guarnieri Piano
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Al Klink Tenor Saxophone
Bernie Leighton Piano
Lou McGarity Trombone
Vido Musso Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Wyble Guitar
Seldon Powell Tenor Saxophone
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Helen Ward Vocals
George Van Eps Guitar
Helen Forrest Vocals
Frank Froeba Piano
Mike Bryan Guitar
George Duvivier Bass
Gene Allen Baritone Saxophone
Georgie Auld Tenor Saxophone
Red Ballard Trombone
Bus Bassey Tenor Saxophone
Frank Beach Trumpet
Franny Beecher Guitar
Noni Bernardi Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Artie Bernstein Bass
John Best Trumpet
Vernon Brown Trombone
Billy Byers Trombone
Cutty Cutshall Trombone
Buff Estes Alto Saxophone
Nick Fatool Drums
Fletcher Henderson Piano
Harry Geller Trumpet
Chuck Gentry Baritone Saxophone
Harry Goodman Bass
Irving Goodman Trumpet
Chris Griffin Trumpet
Roland Hanna Piano
Al Hendrickson Guitar
Bill Hodges Trumpet
Jack Sheldon Trumpet, Vocals
Jerry Jerome Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Steve Jordan Guitar
Nate Kazebier Trumpet
George Koenig Alto Saxophone
Jack Lacey Trombone
Clyde Lombardi Bass
John Markham Drums
Ernie Mauro Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Maxwell Trumpet
Murray McEachern Trombone
Jerry Neary Trumpet
Rex Peer Trombone
Bernie Privin Trumpet
Allan Reuss Guitar
Boomie Richman Tenor Saxophone
Les Robinson Alto Saxophone
Arthur Rollini Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Hymie Schertzer Alto Saxophone
Sol Schlinger Baritone Saxophone
Buddy Schutz Drums
Arvell Shaw Bass
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone
Ray Sims Trombone
Bob Snyder Alto Saxophone
Bruce Squires Trombone
Jess Stacy Piano
Martha Tilton Vocals
Tommy Todd Piano
Dave Tough Drums
Quinn Wilson Bass
Paul Ricci Alto Saxophone
Corky Cornelius Trumpet
Alec FILA Trumpet
Doug Mettome Trumpet
Louise Tobin Vocals
Arnold Covey Guitar
Bill DePew Alto Saxophone
Sonny Igoe Drums
Larry Molinelli Baritone Saxophone
Carl Poole Trumpet
Red Wootten Bass
Zeke Zarchy Trumpet
Harry Jaeger Drums
Al Block Alto Saxophone
Eddie Wasserman Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Pederson Trombone
George Seaburg Trumpet
Joe Harris Trombone, Vocals
Angelo Cicalese Alto Saxophone
Jack Henderson Tenor Saxophone
George Monte Trombone
Howard Reich Trumpet
Dave Matthews Saxophone
Lillian Lane Vocals
Frances Hunt Vocals
Terry Swope Vocals
Mitch Goldberg Alto Saxophone
Jerry Dodgion Flute, Alto Saxophone
Ralph Muzzillo Trumpet
Tommy Romersa Drums
Skippy Martin Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Roy Burns Drums
Ben Heller Guitar
Heinie Beau Alto Saxophone
Dick Clark Tenor Saxophone
Ermit V. Perry Trumpet
Toots Mondello Alto Saxophone
John Frask Trumpet
Technical Credits
Tiny Bradshaw Composer
Fred Astaire Composer, Tap Dancing
Irving Berlin Composer
Louis Prima Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Count Basie Composer
Henry Busse Composer
Benny Goodman Composer
Lionel Hampton Composer
Harry James Arranger
Bill Meyers Composer
Russ Morgan Composer
Jelly Roll Morton Composer
Ziggy Elman Composer
Andy Gibson Composer
Horace Henderson Composer
Edgar Sampson Arranger, Composer
Helen Ward Arranger
Chick Webb Composer
Vincent Youmans Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Jack Pettis Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
Irving Caesar Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Anne Caldwell Composer
Saul Chaplin Composer
Henry Creamer Composer
Fletcher Henderson Arranger
Mack Gordon Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Jacob Jacobs Composer
Eddie Johnson Composer
Burton Lane Composer
John Latouche Composer
Turner Layton Composer
Eddie Leonard Composer
Herbert Magidson Composer
Joe McCoy Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Chico O'Farrill Arranger
Jack Palmer Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Bobby Plater Composer
Eddie Sauter Arranger, Composer
Elmer Schoebel Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Alec Templeton Composer
Savannah Churchill Composer
Joseph Young Composer
Alberto Dominguez Composer
Ted Shapiro Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Robert Sour Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Reginald Connelly Composer
Harry Revel Composer
Louis Alter Composer
Phil Boutelje Composer
Clifford Grey Composer
Robert Haggart Composer
Milton Leeds Composer
Sidney Mitchell Composer
Leo Wood Composer
Eugene Lockhart Composer
Bill Miller Arranger
Sholom Secunda Composer
Ernest Seitz Composer
Gladys Shelley Composer
John Spikes Composer
Dick Winfree Composer
Roy Alfred Composer
Ted Fetter Composer
Gus Mueller Composer
Bob Ellsworth Composer
Dewitt Johnson Composer
Eddie Munson Composer
James Campbell Composer
Harry Brandt Arranger
John Green Composer
Robert Wright Composer
Samuel Lewis Composer
Dick Howard Composer
Benjamin Spikes Composer
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