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Benny Goodman concert at Carnegie Hall, master tapes.

Title
Benny Goodman concert at Carnegie Hall, 1938-01-16 : master tapes.
Author
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986
Publication
1938.

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Additional Authors
  • Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986
  • Tilton, Martha
  • Hampton, Lionel
  • Young, Lester, 1909-1959
  • Basie, Count, 1904-1984
  • Clayton, Buck, 1911-1991
  • Hodges, Johnny
  • Green, Freddie, 1911-1987
  • Page, Walter
  • Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973
  • Carney, Harry
  • James, Harry, 1916-1983
  • Avakian, George
  • Benny Goodman Orchestra, performer.
  • Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Found In
George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection
Description
4 streaming audio files (112:03) : digital, mono.
Alternative Title
  • Don't be that way.
  • Sometimes I'm happy.
  • One o'clock jump.
  • Sensation rag.
  • I'm coming Virginia.
  • When my baby smiles at me.
  • Shine.
  • Blue reverie.
  • Life goes to a party.
  • Honeysuckle rose.
  • Body and soul.
  • Avalon.
  • Man I love.
  • I got rhythm.
  • Blue skies.
  • Loch Lomond.
  • Blue room.
  • Swingtime in the Rockies.
  • Bei mir bist du Schon.
  • China boy.
  • Stompin' at the Savoy.
  • Dizzy spells.
  • Sing sing sing (With a swing)
  • If dreams come true.
  • Big John's special.
  • George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection.
Subject
  • Jazz > 1931-1940
  • Swing (Music)
  • Popular music > 1931-1940
Genre/Form
  • Jazz.
  • Swing (Music)
Note
  • Title from finding aid.
  • "BGCH; L 67; reel 4 Benny Goodman"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4598: Part 1)
  • "BGCH-B; L 66; Benny Goodman reel 3"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4599: Part 2)
  • "Ready to re[cord] ; BGCH; L 65; BG reel 2"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4600: Part 3)
  • "OK; BGCH; L 64; Benny Goodman concert-1-16-38; thru side 6"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4601: Part 4)
  • Two music tracks identified on the audiotape reels ("Sometimes I'm happy" and "If dreams come true") were not featured on the 1950 Columbia recording. According to Wikipedia, these tracks were eventually included in the 1999 reissue, produced by Phil Schaap. (1999 version available in CD JAZZ Goodman-4431). Another version of the 1950 recording, "Benny Goodman: live at Carnegie Hall" (John Hammond, producer) was digitally mastered at CBS, and prepared for CD by Teo Marcero in the 1980s. (This version is available in *LDC 2689 (F)).
Access (note)
  • Access via streaming audio restricted to onsite at New York Public Library secure reading rooms.
Credits (note)
  • George Avakian, producer.
Source (note)
  • Music Division, George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian papers, 1908-2013;
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection; *L(Special) 14-06.
Contents
  • [Part 1]: Don't be that way (0:00-4:13) -- Sometimes I'm happy (4:14-8:11) -- One o'clock jump (8:11-15:01) -- Sensation rag (15:01-16:20) -- I'm coming Virginia (16:21-1827) -- When my baby smiles at me (18:27-19:17) -- Shine (19:18-20:19) -- Blue reverie (20:20-23:35) -- Life goes to a party (23:36-27:40) -- [Applause, ends abruptly] (27:41-27:42)
  • [Part 2]: [Applause; setting up] (0:00-0:41) -- Honeysuckle rose (solos: Lester Young ; Count Basie ; Buck Clayton ; Johnny Hodges ; rhythm section (Count Basie, Freddie Green, Walter Page, Gene Krupa) ; Harry Carney ; Benny Goodman ; Freddie Green ; Harry James ; Lester Young ; Buck Clayton) (0:42-17:25) -- Body and soul (17:26-20:41) -- Avalon (20:42-24:51) -- The man I love (24:52-28:10) -- [Applause, ends abruptly] (28:11-28:14)
  • [Part 3]: [Applause] (0:02) -- I got rhythm (0:03-5:09) -- Blue skies (5:10-8:25) -- Loch Lomond (8:26-11:22) -- Blue room (11:23-14:01) -- Swingtime in the Rockies (14:02-16:37) -- Bei mir bist du Schon (16:38-20:39) --China boy (20:40-25:26) -- [Applause, ends abruptly] (25:26-25:32)
  • [Part 4]: [Applause] (0:05) -- Stompin' at the Savoy (0:06-5:54) -- Dizzy spells (5:55-11:40) -- Sing sing sing (With a swing) (11:41-23:56) -- If dreams come true (24:10-26:52) -- Big John's special (26:53-30:21) -- [Applause, ends abruptly] (30:22-30:35)
Call Number
*LT-10-A 4598--4601
OCLC
918861876
Author
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986, conductor.
Title
Benny Goodman concert at Carnegie Hall, 1938-01-16 : master tapes.
Production
1938.
Playing Time
002742 002814 002532 003035
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audiotape reel
online resource
Credits
George Avakian, producer.
Performer
Benny Goodman, clarinet and conductor ; Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton, vocals (Part 3: 3rd and 6th works only) ; Lionel Hampton, vibraphone (Part 2: 3rd-4th works; Part 3: 1st work ; Part 4: 1st-2nd works) ; ("Honeysuckle rose" jam session solos (in order): Lester Young, saxophone ; Count Basie, piano ; Buck Clayton, trumpet ; Johnny Hodges, soprano/alto saxophone ; Freddie Green, guitar ; Walter Page, double bass ; Gene Krupa, drums ; Harry Carney, baritone saxophone ; Benny Goodman, clarinet ; Harry James, trumpet) (Part 2: 1st work)
Event
Recorded live concert Carnegie Hall, New York, New York 1938 January 16.
Summary
The audio comes from George Avakian's master tape recordings of "The famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz concert" by Benny Goodman. Avakian was the music producer (Columbia Records) of the original release/issue of the live performance LP album (Columbia SL-160), first released in 1950. "A landmark recording, it was the premiere performance given by a jazz orchestra in the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City. It is the first ever double album"--Wikipedia.
Access
Access via streaming audio restricted to onsite at New York Public Library secure reading rooms.
Original Version
Archival originals: (4 audio tape reels : analog, full track, 15 ips, mono, NAB ; 10 in.) in *LT-10-A 4598--4601.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection; *L(Special) 14-06.
Local Note
Preservation files: (4 audio files : digital, WAV file, 96 kHz, 24 bit), in long term storage, Digital Library Processing server [myh_lt10a4598_v01f01_em (Part 1), myh_lt10a4599_v01f01_em (Part 2), myh_lt10a4600_v01f01_em (Part 3) and myh_lt10a4601_v01f01_em (Part 4)].
Source
Separated from; Music Division, George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian papers, 1908-2013; 2014; JPB 14-28.
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Added Author
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986, performer.
Tilton, Martha, performer.
Hampton, Lionel, performer.
Young, Lester, 1909-1959, performer.
Basie, Count, 1904-1984, performer.
Clayton, Buck, 1911-1991, performer.
Hodges, Johnny, performer.
Green, Freddie, 1911-1987, performer.
Page, Walter, performer.
Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973, performer.
Carney, Harry, performer.
James, Harry, 1916-1983, performer.
Avakian, George, producer.
Benny Goodman Orchestra, performer.
Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Don't be that way.
Sometimes I'm happy.
One o'clock jump.
Sensation rag.
I'm coming Virginia.
When my baby smiles at me.
Shine.
Blue reverie.
Life goes to a party.
Honeysuckle rose.
Body and soul.
Avalon.
Man I love.
I got rhythm.
Blue skies.
Loch Lomond.
Blue room.
Swingtime in the Rockies.
Bei mir bist du Schon.
China boy.
Stompin' at the Savoy.
Dizzy spells.
Sing sing sing (With a swing)
If dreams come true.
Big John's special.
George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection.
Found In:
George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection
Research Call Number
*LT-10-A 4598--4601
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