Bob DeAngelis' a Tribute to Benny Goodman
The year 2008 marks the 70th anniversary of Benny Goodman's famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert. The enormous breakout success of the Benny Goodman Orchestra in the 1930s heralded the birth of the Swing era — a time when big bands dominated the airwaves and their leaders became the pop stars of the day. At the forefront of this musical phenomenon was virtuoso Clarinetist and groundbreaking bandleader, Benny Goodman: “The King of Swing”.
Let clarinetist extraordinaire, Bob DeAngelis, transport you back to this exciting musical time in this interpretational tribute to one of the most influential figures in popular and Jazz music. Experience the sparkling, unique arrangements brilliantly tailored for symphony pops orchestras by renowned jazz trumpeter/composer/arranger, John MacLeod. Guest vocalists and featured artists provide an expanded experience to this exhilarating program which includes: