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Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection, ca. 1964

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Collector:
Edelson, Rachel Goodman
Division of Musical History, NMAH
Composer:
Brahms, Johannes 1833-1897
Subject:
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David) 1909-1986
Physical description:
1 oversized file folder
Type:
Broadsides
Collection descriptions
Sheet music
Posters
Place:
United States
Japan
Date:
1964
ca 1964
20th century
1960-1970
1940-1980
1960-1980
Notes:
Goodman was a big band jazz musician and classically trained clarinetist who studied with James Sylvester and Franz Schoepp; toured Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Russia (1950-64). Recipient of 1982 Kennedy Center Honors Award for his major contribution to "big band"and "swing" jazz and its impact on 20th-century popular American music.
Summary:
A poster documenting Goodman's 1964 tour to Japan and the published sheet music for Brahms's QUINTET FOR CLARINET IN A and SONATA FOR CLARINET IN B.
Cite as:
Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection, ca. 1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Jazz musicians
Big bands
Clarinetists
Local number:
1990.3030 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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