Benny Goodman

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Noun1.Benny Goodman - United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)Benny Goodman - United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)
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That was the night Benny Goodman and his orchestra opened at the Palomar Ballroom, an enormous whites-only club in Los Angeles.
Benny Goodman and his orchestra were known for some great tunes, including `King Porter Stomp" and "Get Happy.