[Dixielandjazz] Benny Goodman small group CDs

dwlit at cpcug.org dwlit at cpcug.org
Mon Jun 11 20:44:11 PDT 2007

Hi Larry. There's loads of it out there--Worlds Records is the place to
start. There's a 3-CD set of the 30s trio-quartet. I can't list the other
sets tonight--I don't think there's a single set or two with everything...


> Someone mentioned on this list these as among his favorites, and I can
> hear a couple in my
> mind right now -- who cannot forget "Avalon" and "Moonglow" and so many
> others.  Benny,
> Jess Stacy, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson, and others.
> Can anyone point me to a (reasonably priced ) collection of ALL the small
> group stuff (I have
> a number of these on 45s bought in the 50s, but would love to have them on
> CD) -- I think
> this includes trios, quartets, quintets, sextets, and septets.
> Never had that much attraction to the big-band stuff by Benny (except the
> '39 Carnegie Hall
> concert, which I listened to on AM radio right after the recordings were
> found, some time in
> 40s -- I think I have this on records).
> Larry Swain
> Backup OKOM piano player of last resort, Boston area.
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