Benjamin David Goodman

Definitions of Benjamin David Goodman
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n United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)

Synonyms:
Benny Goodman, Goodman, King of Swing
Example of:
bandleader
the leader of a dance band
clarinetist, clarinettist
a musician who plays the clarinet

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