King Porter Stomp

The Benny Goodman Orchestra feat. Harry James

April 9, 1958 footage

In this footage captued on April 9, 1958 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra perform the Jelly Roll Morton classic “King Porter Stomp” with Benny Goodman, clarinet; Harry James, trumpet; Dock Servinson, Buck Clayton, Billy Butterfield, and Bernie Glow, trumpets; Urbie Green, Lou McGarity, and Eddie Bert, trombones; Hymie Schertzer, Zoot Sims, Al Klink, Walt Levinsky, and Sol Schlinger, saxophones; Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrnell, guitar; Russ Saunders, bass; and Roy Burnes, drums.

*This performance features trumpeter Harry James reunited with the orchestra he left in 1939.

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