Unheard Savory: Stompin’ at the Savoy with Benny Goodman
Tonight’s listening session will focus on the Benny Goodman recordings comprise almost half of the Savory Collection. The famous Goodman small groups included Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Dave Tough, Charlie Christian, Cootie Williams, and many other giants of jazz. Not to be outdone, Goodman’s big band also highlighted Harry James, Bud Freeman, Billy Butterfield as well.
RAREST OF THE RARE: THE UNHEARD SAVORY
Imagine hundreds of previously unknown jazz classics being unearthed after several decades – that’s The Savory Collection. The NJMH’s historic Savory Collection has garnered international acclaim through it’s four iTunes albums and the recent release of the 6 CD Mosaic records box set.
Join NJMH Senior Scholar Loren Schoenberg for three listening sessions to music that has not been released to the public.