Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson

Taking the Stage as the First
 Black-and-White Jazz Band In History

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Holiday House
Published 1.1.2014 * 32 pages

A True Tale with A Cherry On Top

Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome
and Illustrator: James E. Ransome

Characters: Benny Goodman – clarinet player
Teddy Wilson – piano player

Overview from the jacket flap:

“Brought together by the love of jazz, Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman broke the color barrier in entertainment when they formed the Benny Goodman Trio.”

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