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Benny Goodman


When Benny Goodman was 11 years old, he joined the boys club band at Jane Addams’ Hull House.
  U.S. jazz musician and virtuoso clarinetist who introduced "swing" to the big band era (1909-1986)
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Sometimes called The King of Swing.
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