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Harris Center Presents Benny Goodman, Carnegie Hall And The Concert That Changed The World – SOLD OUT

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It was January 16, 1938 at Carnegie Hall — the hallowed venue for “respectable” classical music. There, Benny Goodman’s band played swing music for the first time, with one of the earliest racially-integrated jazz groups. The Harris Center joins Capital Public Radio in paying tribute to this historic moment as renowned clarinetist Ken Peplowski joins the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra, performing highlights from the famous concert. Peplowski will also lead a quartet (as Goodman did) during a spotlighted section of the concert with Ehud Asherie, “a master of swing and stride” (New Yorker) on piano and the “exquisite” (Jazz Times) Chuck Redd on vibes.

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