In 1950, Avakian produced a record of Benny Goodman’s 1938 Carnegie Hall concert—the first time a jazz orchestra played the hallowed venue—beginning a new trend of recorded live performances on which Columbia led the industry. That's the case with this invaluable, two-CD collection that captures clarinetist Benny Goodman's historic 1938 Carnegie Hall concert, which exemplified the so-called "swing era." The Goodman concert, released in 1950, was among jazz’s first double albums, first live albums and first to sell a million copies. Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert: Hi Lindy Hoppers!!!
The original masters were two acetate and two aluminum masters cut during the performance. 1950 Preview SONG TIME Benny Goodman 1950 Introduction (Live) 1. ""The album made from the recovered acetates became one of the first 33 1/3 LPs to sell over a million copies. Benny Goodman was a clarinetist and bandleader responsible for multiple hit singles as a band leader before World War II. Although it has been superceded by the remastered, more extensively researched, and longer running I have a copy with B6 and C1 being on the same side.
In Benny Goodman’s case, January 16, 1938, was not only the debut of a major star, but it also marked the first time people sat in a concert hall to hear swing music rather than dance to it. Benny Goodman. The acetates became the basis for the original 1950 double-LP album release. I have many releases of this album set, but this remastered issue is my favorite for listening. Moreover, the Goodman band was one of the first racially integrated groups to perform in front of a paying … Magnetic tape wasn't available as a recording medium in the US in 1938. 4:12 PREVIEW Sometimes I'm Happy (Live) 3. One acetate master was sent to the Library of Congress archives, the other misplaced and found in 1950 by Benny's daughter. The gray label with Columbia at the top (no 6 eyes) was the 1963 release. Goodman left school at 14 to join the American Federation of Musicians. No results found. It was not only the first time jazz was performed in the hallowed hall but also an unprecedentedly publicized presentation of Goodman’s groundbreaking, racially integrated ensemble.
When the long-playing record format was introduced in 1948 Avakian seized the initiative, creating a reissue series that put the first 100 pop recordings onto a series of the new 12-inch, 33 1/3-rpm discs.
At least three studios were involved in making a synchronized pair of acetates (at two, working together) and a set of aluminum masters (at the third). ""The eventual discovery of the aluminum studio master recordings led to high-quality CD reissues in 1998, 2002 and 2006 of the legendary Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert." It holds a place in my collection in the favorite area. BENNY GOODMAN, Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert Vol. Explore events related to Benny Goodman (these links will open in a new tab with the performance history search tools): Benny Goodman was at the absolute height of his legendary career when his publicist first suggested they book Carnegie Hall. The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert by Benny Goodman, Columbia Records catalogue item SL-160, is a two-disc LP of swing and jazz music recorded at Carnegie Hall in New York City on January 16, 1938. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Benny Goodman - The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert at Discogs.
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