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This concert will feature Joe Gransden's Big Band and a special guest  clarinetist, Allan Vaché, bringing to life Benny Goodman's crowd-pleasing hits. Born in Chicago in 1909 - the ninth of twelve children - to humble Jewish immigrants from Poland and Lithuania, Benny Goodman became one of the most popular American artists, reigning as "The King of Swing" until his death in 1986 at age 77. Over the years, he played with the greatest figures in jazz: Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Mildred Bailey, Bessie Smith and countless others. Joe Gransden and his 17-piece orchestra are the soul of live Jazz and Big Band. The concert is a part of the Atlanta Jazz Festival's 31 Days of Jazz.

The concert is presented by

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Join us at 4:00 PM for a pre-concert reception. The concert will begin at 5:00 PM. 

For tickets click here or call 678-222-3700. 

Ticket Prices

Admission includes general seating, free parking and reception.

Members: $49
Non-members: $59

Season Pass (must buy all three shows / available until the day of the first concert):
Members: $117 ($39 per concert - 20% discount)
Non-members: $147 ($49 per concert - 17% discount)

To become a member now and save click here.

Sponsors

The Molly Blank Fund of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Additional generous support has been provided by the following Concert Hosts:

Elaine and Miles Alexander

Cherie and Gary Aviv

Elinor Rosenberg Breman

Laura and Marshall Dinerman

Marilyn and Sam Eckstein

Gail H. Evans

Rachel and Curt Friedberg

Gaslowitz Frankel LLC

Carole Goldberg and Sheldon Cohen

Ann and Marvin Goldstein

Pearlann and Jerry Horowitz

Jarvin Levison

Judith and Mark Taylor

Jeannette and Michael Zukor

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This event is SOLD OUT.


The King of Swing: A Night of Benny Goodman
May 15 2016 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The King of Swing: A Night of Benny Goodman

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE KING OF SWING

Click on the image below to check out our online exhibition about Benny Goodman's life, music, and Jewish influences.

Benny Goodman - King of Swing

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