Benny Goodman

Swings Again (99075)

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Swings Again

Benny Goodman

American Jazz Classics


AJC 139343




Swings Again

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This release presents the complete long unavailable LP, Benny Goodman Swings Again (Columbia CS8379), FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON CD. It features an all-star formation of the Goodman orchestra, including Jack Sheldon, Flip Phillips, Red Norvo, and Russ Freeman, as well as one sextet and two quintet tracks. This music was recorded with professional equipment live at Ciro's, in Hollywood. As a bonus, seven rare tracks from the same period, including four alternate versions of tunes from Benny Goodman Swings Again.


BENNY GOODMAN, clarinet on all tracks, plus:

[1, 3, 5] & [7-9]
Jack Sheldon (tp)
Flip Phillips (ts)
Red Norvo (vib)
Murray McEachern (tb)
Jerry Dodgion (as)
Russ Freeman (p)
Jimmy Wyble (g)
Red Wootten (b)
John Markham (d),
Maria Marshall (voc on 7-8 only)
Benny Goodman (also voc on 3).

[2, 4] & [6]
Red Norvo (vib, out on 4 & 6)
Russ Freeman (p)
Jimmy Wyble (g)
Red Wootten (b)
John Markham (d).

All tracks recorded live at Ciro's, Hollywood, September 2, 1960

[10-16] Bonus Tracks
(10-12) New York, July 6, 1960.
(13:) TV broadcast, “Bell Telephone Hour”, New York, September 30, 1960.
(14) “Ed Sullivan Show”, New York , mid-October 1960.
(15-16) Live at Basin Street East, New York, November 13, 1959.



01 Air Mail Special
02 Slipped Disc
03 Gotta Be This Or That
04 Where Or When
05 I Want To Be Happy
06 After You've Gone
07 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee
08 Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home
09 Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)
10 St. James Infirmary
11 Air Mail Special #2
12 My Baby Done Tol' Me
13 I Want To Be Happy #2
14 Runnin' Wild
15 Gotta Be This Or That #2
16 After You've Gone

Total Time: 76:27