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    Benny Goodman

    US Jazz clarinet player. Known as "The King Of Swing" (born on May 30, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois - died on June 13, 1986 in New York City of a cardiac arrest).Benny Goodman learned to play clarinet at age of 10. He played in Jazz bands at a young age. He formed a band in 1934 and toured the world. Benny Goodman contributed to the development of the "Swing" style of Jazz. ...more

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