Your Morning music jam–swing!

More music for Jazz Appreciation month. Benny Goodman smoothed out Dixeland’s hard-driving stomp for an easy swing. Here’s Benny playing Lazy River from one of his trio recordings (more on Hoopla). The video The True Welcome on Kanopy, which tells about the birth of swing, also features Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson and Fats Waller.

About Nichols Memorial Library

Institutional account for James E Nichols Memorial Library in Center Harbor NH.
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