Past Event

Unheard Savory: Stompin’ at the Savoy with Benny Goodman

This listening session, hosted by the Museum's Senior Scholar Loren Schoenberg, focused on the Benny Goodman recordings that comprise almost half of the Savory Collection. The famous Goodman small groups included Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Dave Tough, Charlie Christian, and many other giants of jazz. Not to be outdone, Goodman's big band also highlighted Harry James, Ziggy Elman, and Bud Freeman as well.