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Benny Goodman: A Century of Swing

Benny Goodman: A Century of Swing
Gilmore Music Library
Fall 2009

This fall the Gilmore Music Library marks the centenary of the King of Swing, Benny Goodman (1909-1986), with an exhibit featuring big band arrangements, clarinet concertos by Paul Hindemith and Aaron Copland, photographs, and a wide variety of other materials, such as Goodman's honorary doctorate from Yale, a program and ticket from his famous Carnegie Hall concert in 1938, and a letter from fellow clarinetist Woody Allen.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information and opening hours, visit the Music Library's web site.