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The Benny Goodman Special


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Benny Goodman , the universally acknowledged ' King of Swing,' stars in his own television special. Filmed entirely on location at the Goodman Connecticut home, Carnegie Hall and the world-famous Rainbow Room in New York City.
Special guest stars
Mel Torme , Cleo Laine John Dankworth and RACHEL GOODMAN WEISSMAN
Producer jack SOBEL


Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Mel Torme
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: John Dankworth
Unknown: Rachel Goodman Weissman
Unknown: Red Norvo
Unknown: Hank Jones
Unknown: Bobby Hackett
Unknown: Slam Stewart
Unknown: Grady Tate
Unknown: Bucky Pizzarelli
Producer: Jack Sobel

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The Benny Goodman Special

BBC Two England, 17 November 1974 20.15

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