WorldCat Identities

Goodman, Benny 1909-1986

Works: 5,670 works in 12,646 publications in 4 languages and 74,690 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Songs and music  Biographies  Concertos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Symphonic poems  Excerpts  Scores  Swing (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Conductor, Composer, Actor, cl=, Arranger, Singer, Dedicatee, htt, Originator, Other, Editor, Creator, Musician, Interviewee, Lyricist, Speaker, msd, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, v=v, Honoree
Classifications: M1366, 784.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman by Benny ( Goodman( Recording )

201 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thirty minute programs recorded from the original radio broacasts starring Benny Goodman and his orchestra
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Rhapsody in blue ; An American in Paris by George Gershwin( )

4 editions published in 2003 and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
Live at Carnegie Hall by Benny Goodman( Recording )

37 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes by Irving Kolodin laid in container (22 p.)
Bernstein conducts Bernstein by Leonard Bernstein( )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally recorded before 1972
The best of Ken Burns' Jazz by Ken Burns( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall, 1938 : complete by Benny Goodman( Recording )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1938 concert starring Benny Goodman, including several previously unreleased numbers. Also includes Goodman's introductions, which were released to deejays at same time as the 1950 LP
The gang's all here( Visual )

21 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eadie Allen is a chorus girl who dreams of becoming a star. While working at a New York nightclub, she meets Sergeant Andy Mason; they fall in love, but he is shipped off to war. As Eadie becomes the headliner at the nightclub, Andy comes home a war hero. But complications arise when Eadie finds out Andy is unofficially engaged to another woman"--Container
Jive at five : [the style-makers of jazz, 1920s-1940s] by Count Basie( Recording )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2007 and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The style-makers of Jazz 1920's-1940's
Copland conducts Copland by Aaron Copland( Recording )

5 editions published in 1990 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swing that music by Louis Armstrong( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1993 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Goodman collector's edition by Benny Goodman( Recording )

10 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genius of the electric guitar by Charlie Christian( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulous swing collection( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra, with harp and piano by Aaron Copland( )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2013 and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of Copland's Clarinet concerto, which he composed at the request of Benny Goodman. After Copland completed the work, Goodman suggested some changes. This edition contains the published version as approved by Goodman, as well as ossias indicating Copland's original intentions as indicated in his 1948 manuscript
B.G. in hi-fi by Benny Goodman( Recording )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Benny Goodman story( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938
The kingdom of swing by Benny Goodman( Book )

16 editions published between 1939 and 1993 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Benny Goodman's life, with a chapter on swing music by Irving Kolodin
The clarinet : historical recordings( )

6 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded between 1898 and 1950
Sketches by USAF Heritage of America Band( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Benny Goodman story
Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra, with harp and pianoThe Benny Goodman storyThe kingdom of swingSwing, swing, swing : the life & times of Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman's famous 1938 Carnegie Hall jazz concertBenny, king of swing : a pictorial biography based on Benny Goodman's personal archivesBenny Goodman : wrappin' it up
Alternative Names
Beniaminus Goodman

Benijs Gudmens

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman American jazz musician, band leader

Benny Goodman americký swingový muzikant, klarinetista a kapelník

Benny Goodman Amerikaans componist (1909-1986)

Benny Goodman amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Klarinettist) und Bandleader

Benny Goodman amerikansk klarinettist

Benny Goodman amerikansk klarinettist och orkesterledare

Benny Goodman amerikansk klarinettist og storbandleder

Benny Goodman amerykański muzyk jazzowy, klarnecista\

Benny Goodman clarinettista, compositore e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Benny Goodman clarinettiste et chef de big band américain

Benny Goodman Muzikant amerikan i xhazit

Benny Goodman snagcheoltóir Meiriceánach

Benny Goodman yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Benny Goodman zenész

Dodge, Bill 1909-1986


Goodman B.

Goodman, B. 1909-1986

Goodman, B. (Benny), 1909-1986

Goodman, Benjamin D.

Goodman, Benjamin D. 1909-1986

Goodman Benjamin David

Goodman, Benjamin David 1909-1986

Goodman, Benjamin David (Benny)

Goodman, Benny

Goodman, Benny David.

Goodman, Benny David 1909-1986

Goodmanas Benny

Gudmens, Benijs 1909-1986

Jackson, John 1909-1986

Μπένι Γκούντμαν

Бени Гудман

Бени Гудман американски джаз музикант

Бенни Гудмен

Бенни Гудмен американский джазовый музыкант

Бенні Гудмен

Бенні Гудмен американський джазовий музикант, кларнетист

Бені Гудмен

Гудман Б.

Гудман Бенни


Гудмен, Б. (Бенни), 1909-1986

Гудмен, Бенни, 1909-1986

Բենի Գուդմեն

בני גודמן

بنی قودمن

بنی گودمن

بينى جودمان

بيني غودمان

ბენი გუდმენი

ბენი გუდმენი ამერიკელი ჯაზის მუსიკოსი

굿맨, 베니 1909-1986

베니 굿맨


ベニー・グッドマン アメリカのジャズ・ミュージシャン、クラリネット奏者、バンドリーダー


English (343)

German (20)

Spanish (8)

Creek (1)