Benny Goodman concert at Carnegie Hall, 1938-01-16 : master tapes
NamesGoodman, Benny, 1909-1986 (Conductor)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.) (Event place)
George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1938-01-16
Table of 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)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-10-A 4598--4601
TopicsJazz -- 1931-1940Swing (Music)Popular music -- 1931-1940Don't be that waySometimes I'm happyOne o'clock jumpSensation ragI'm coming VirginiaWhen my baby smiles at meShine!Blue reverieLife goes to a partyHoneysuckle roseBody and soulAvalonMan I loveI got rhythmBlue skiesLoch LomondBlue roomSwingtime in the RockiesBei mir bist du SchonChina boyStompin' at the SavoyDizzy spellsSing sing sing (With a swing)If dreams come trueBig John's special
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesSource note: "BGCH; L 67; reel 4 Benny Goodman"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4598: Part 1)Source note: "BGCH-B; L 66; Benny Goodman reel 3"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4599: Part 2)Source note: "Ready to re[cord] ; BGCH; L 65; BG reel 2"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4600: Part 3)Source note: "OK; BGCH; L 64; Benny Goodman concert-1-16-38; thru side 6"--From original audiotape container (*LT-10-A 4601: Part 4)Bibliography: 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)).Performers: 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)Venue: Recorded live concert Carnegie Hall, New York, New York 1938 January 16.Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian papers, 1908-2013; 2014; JPB 14-28.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 4 audiotape reels (112 min., 03 sec.): analog, full track, 15 ips, mono, NAB ; 10 in.
DescriptionThe 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.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 918861876NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20775849Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe2d6520-5235-0136-0619-01d4411f1750
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