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Benny Goodman: Adventures In The Kingdom Of Swing (1993)
Rating:
Starring: Benny Goodman
Director: Oren Jacoby
Category: Music, Special Interest, Documentary
Studio: Sony Entertainment
Subtitles:
[None]
Length:
60 mins

 
 

 

Benny Goodman: Adventures In The Kingdom Of Swing is the definitive Benny Goodman story as premiered on over 100 public television stations nationwide.This incredible DVD is a comprehensive documentary covering Goodman's career.Produced by WNET's Emmy Award-winning "American Masters" series, this is a story of a man who, with clarinet in hand, rose to become one of our country's cultural icons.

This biography includes rare, never-before-seen performance footage from the '20s and '30s, studio rehearsal footage from the '50s, home movies, rare audio tracks and video footage of Goodman recounting his own life.In addition to interviews with family and friends, this documentary features appearances from Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Harry James, Peggy Lee, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

Adventures In The Kingdom Of Swing also features clips from movies and television appearances, and classic Goodman hits including:
"Sing, Sing, Sing"
"A Fine Romance"
"Don't Be That Way"
"Bugle Call Rag"
"Avalon"
"What A Little Moonlight Can Do"
"Let's Dance"
"California, Here I Come"
"You Turned The Tables On Me"
"The World Is Waiting For A Sunrise"
"I've Got A Heart Full Of Music"
"Where Or When"
"Clarinetitis"
"Tiger Rag"
"Vibraphone Blues"
"Roll 'Em"
"Why Don't You Do Right"
"Hot House"
"Gotta Be This Or That"