Steve Newman’s Jazz Groove — Jess Stacy and Gene Krupa

The Benny Goodman Carnegie Hall Concert of 1938

Stacy & Krupa. Image: drummerworld.com

On a cold and wet Sunday night in January 1938 the Benny Goodman Orchestra — and a few very illustrious guests such as Count Basie, Lester Young and Buck Clayton — played Carnegie Hall in New York.

They were the first jazz orchestra ever to do so, and changed forever the way jazz was perceived, and…

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