Jazz Festival Movie - Benny Goodman Story

Burns Court Cinema, 506 Burns Court, Sarasota

The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this wonderful musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring songs and instrumental made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938. Steve Allen, Donna Reed and Sammy Davis, Sr. star in this unforgettable tribute to Goodman and his music with performances by the original Benny Goodman Quartet (Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Ben Pollack, Edward “Kid” Ory and Lionel Hampton) along with Harry James, Martha Tilton and Ziggy Elman. Tickets $15, free to festival sponsors and VIP ticket holders. Thursday March 16, 9:00 am at the Burns Court Cinema.

$15. Free to Festival sponsors and VIP ticket holders