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Title JALC Radio - Benny Goodman Centennial
Season 17, Episode 13
Airdate 24/12/2009
Hosted by Wendell Pierce
The story begins with music lessons in his local synagogue, and a stint in a boys club band, from there, he started playing gigs in his hometown of Chicago at the tender age of fourteen.. just twelve years later, in 1935, he was hailed as everything from "The King of Swing" and "The Rajah of Rhythm" to "The Professor" and "The Patriarch of the Clarinet".