Best of the Big Bands [1992 Columbia]

Best of the Big Bands [1992 Columbia]

by Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
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The 1992 Benny Goodman and Helen Forrest disc titled Best of the Big Bands contains 16-tracks from Goodman's Columbia big-band recordings, including such staples "What's New?," "How High the Moon," "Symphony," "Air Mail Special," "How Long Has This Been Going On," and "Somebody's Stole My Gal." While this isn't a definitive collection, it does offer a good overview of his big-band recordings.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/19/1992
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074644890228
catalogNumber: 48902

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Benny Goodman   Primary Artist,Clarinet,Leader,Track Performer,Bandleader
Charlie Christian   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Gus Bivona   Alto Saxophone
Billy Butterfield   Trumpet
Ziggy Elman   Trumpet
Johnny Guarnieri   Piano
Bernie Leighton   Piano
Lou McGarity   Trombone
Helen Forrest   Vocals,Track Performer
Mike Bryan   Guitar
Georgie Auld   Tenor Saxophone
Bus Bassey   Tenor Saxophone
Artie Bernstein   String Bass
Vernon Brown   Trombone
Cutty Cutshall   Trombone
Buff Estes   Alto Saxophone
Nick Fatool   Drums
Irving Goodman   Trumpet
Chris Griffin   Trumpet
J.C. Heard   Drums
Jerry Jerome   Tenor Saxophone
Gene Kinsey   Alto Saxophone
Skip Martin   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Maxwell   Trumpet
Pete Mondello   Tenor Saxophone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello   Alto Saxophone
Robinson   Alto Saxophone
Bob Snyder   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Dave Tough   Drums
Ted Vesely   Trombone
Alec FILA   Trumpet
Arnold Covey   Guitar
Harry Jaeger   Drums
Walter Looss   String Bass
Red Gingler   Trombone
Jack Henderson   Tenor Saxophone
Walter Iooss   String Bass

Technical Credits

Franz Lehár   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Joe Bushkin   Composer
Wayne King   Composer
Gonzalo Roig   Composer
Michael Berniker   Contributor
Dudley Brooks   Arranger
Walter Donaldson   Composer
Fletcher Henderson   Arranger
Will Friedwald   Liner Notes
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Irving Kahal   Composer
Larry Keyes   Contributor
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Eddie Sauter   Arranger
Roger Edens   Composer
Tony Sellari   Art Direction
John DeVries   Composer
Alberto Dominguez   Composer
Sam Coslow   Composer
Milton Leeds   Composer
Jose Maria La Calle   Composer
Joseph M. Lacalle   Composer
Beda Fritz Loehner   Composer
Augustin Rodriguez   Composer
Jack Sherr   Composer
Harry Carroll   Composer
Albert Gamse   Composer
Ludwig Herzer   Composer
Joseph McCarthy   Composer
Hal Bellis   Composer
Marge Gibson   Arranger
Charles E. King   Composer
Edens   Composer

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