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Goodman, Benny

Syllabification: Good·man, Benny
Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͝odmən

Definition of Goodman, Benny in English:

( 1909–86), US jazz clarinetist and bandleader; full name Benjamin David Goodman; known as the King of Swing. In 1934, he formed his own band, which was the first big band to include both black and white musicians.

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