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Wedding-party music should blend harmoniously with every setting

...a cool-down song. Pay attention, she says, to the early part of the reception, when older guests want to hear Benny Goodman's Sing, Sing, Sing or Ray Charles' What'd I Say. Later, friends and family might want to hear Kesha and hip-hop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-16/wedding-party-music-should-blend-ha
Hammond brings own repertoire to Blind Willie festival stage

...blacks and whites together."My father (John H. Hammond) was one the king pins of making that happen when he put Benny Goodman's band together for my father's From Spirituals To Swing concerts in New York in 1938 and 1939 in Carnegie Hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/hammond-brings-own-re
Age is not a cage: 90-year-old musicians go strong

...which was evident once they tightened their lips and played their instruments.Yaged, who was heavily influenced by Benny Goodman, performed with a five-piece band during the "90 and Going Strong" concert. During rehearsals, he was playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-31/age-not-cage-90-year-old-musicians-
Symphony Series features own talent

...principal clarinetist Taylor Massey will perform Copland's Clarinet Concerto, which was commissioned by jazz great Benny Goodman.Clarinet Concerto is considered to be one of the greatest pieces for the instrument, said Sandra Self, the executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-11-03/symphony-series-featu
Applause | Things to Do | Life
Judge finds hip-hop magazine in contempt in Eminem case

...Lynch ordered The Source to pay legal fees to Shady Records Inc., Eminem's label. The judge compared Eminem to Benny Goodman and Elvis Presley in finding success in musical genres created by black artists. But he said the First Amendment protects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/11/mus_418591.shtml
Music
Imperial Theatre to rock with 'Jailhouse' screening

...She had starred in a film called Bop Girl Goes Calypso . Her father had been a trumpeter in the Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman bands, and her mother a Ziegfeld Follies dancer. It was on Halloween night 1957 that Jailhouse Rock had its "gala...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/06/rho_543378.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Sid Caesar marvels at technology with DVDs

...pantomime, he said, to keep it interesting for the audience. Among the highlights: a sketch with performances by Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa; an argument set to Beethoven's 5th Symphony; a double-talking Mr. Caesar accepting an award...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/05/tel_9101.shtml
Television
People in the News

...The-Tonight-Show-with-Jay-Leno/index.shtml http://www.nbc.com/nbc/Tommy-Lee --- NEW YORK - Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman head this year's class of inductees to the Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame, which opened last fall at Jazz at Lincoln...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/10/ent_444530.shtml
Things to Do
Have a blast! Fourth of July events planned all week long

...the band. The song selection will honor the military and include classic songs from Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and more.A limited number of reserved seating tickets are available. Tickets are $20 and $25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-07-01/have-blast-fourth-jul
Independence Day celebrations continue this weekend

...the band. The song selection will honor the military and include classic songs from Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and more.A limited number of reserved seating tickets are available online or by phone. Tickets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/entertainment/2012-07-04/independence-cel