The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (live album) by Benny Goodman

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert
The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert by Benny Goodman
(Live album)
Year: 1950
Overall rank: 2,343rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Best album of 1950 (1st)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1950s (56th)
Award Best albums of all time (2,343rd)
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70/100
From 09/24/2020 16:15
A banda é monstruosa!!! Excelente!
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From 06/09/2020 14:53
One of the most important jazz works of all time, just for Gene Krupa's work alone.
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From 04/17/2020 01:17
Highlights:

Sing Sing Sing (With A Swing)
Dizzy Spells
Swingtime In The Rockies
I Got Rhythm
The Man I Love
Blue Room
Sensation Rag
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From 04/04/2016 13:00
Classic recording of a classic band.
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From 01/30/2016 16:33
Who knew the clarinet could be so cool.
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From 10/07/2015 17:41
feels like the fiftees
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From 09/04/2013 06:28
This is the concert that launched the big band era. After it popularized jazz, traditional "white" American music became increasingly blended with African American music with every passing decade. But it wasn't just an important event, it was also a breathtaking concert.

With Benny Goodman's (mostly white) band serving as the jazz equivalent of Elvis, this recording grabs you from the first phrase and never lets up until the concert is over. His accomplishment is vastly underappreciated in a rock/pop/hip-hop culture that seems to think that music began in the mid-50s. If you're looking to develop an appreciation for jazz/swing music, this is a great place to start -- after all, this is where much of America started back in the 1930s.
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From 01/06/2013 19:14
A decent jazz album.
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From 06/29/2012 21:21
Mad drums.
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From 08/13/2009 03:11
If you have Carnegie Hall Concert as 78rpm, vinyl or CD, you have real treasure!Milestone of the live albums; released a doubleLP in 1950, 16 years before "Blonde on Blonde"!
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