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... was recorded in Hollywood with Benny Goodman on clarinet Harry James, Ziggy Elman, and Chris Griffin on trumpets Red Ballard and Murray McEachern on trombones Hymie Schertzer and George ... Unlike most big band arrangements of that era, limited in length to three minutes so that they could be recorded on one side of a standard 10-inch 78-rpm record, Goodman band version ... a piece written by Chu Berry for the Fletcher Henderson band, as well as Prima's work ...
... In July 1935, a record of the Goodman band playing the Henderson arrangements of "King Porter Stomp" backed with "Sometimes I'm Happy", Victor 78 25090, had been released to ecstatic ... danced in the aisles, but in general these arrangements had made little impact on the band's tour until August 19 when they arrived in Oakland to ... There, Goodman and his artists Gene Krupa, Bunny Berigan, and Helen Ward found a large crowd of young dancers, raving and cheering the hot music they had heard on the Let's Dance ...
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