Benny Goodman Orchestra's Legendary 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert starring Pete Long and his 'Goodmen' at Queen's College

John Packer Ltd uploaded this event on April 24, 2014


Queen's College
Trull Road


Fri, June 6, 2014

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Pete Long and his Goodmen take to the stage to recreate the legendary Benny Goodman Concert in 1938.

Pete Long and his musicians have gone to great lengths to re-create this concert, including original arrangements, period instruments and even the stage seating plan. The result is an evening of fabulous music that swings like crazy, it’s a great night out not to be missed!

Bandleader and clarinettist Pete Long (Ronnie Scott’s Big Band, Echoes of Ellington and ex-sax star of Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra) presents a superlative recreation of one of the greatest concerts in jazz history. Benny’s line up that night included stars such as trumpeters Harry James and Ziggy Elman, drummer Gene Krupa and pianist Jess Stacey....

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