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Benny Goodman and an unidentified man at the Palladium
Benny Goodman seated at a dining table at the Palladium in Hollywood, California, speaking with an unidentified man. Goodman is holding a cigarette and wearing a checkered suit., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman and his orchestra
Headshot of Benny Goodman facing forward and looking to the side. Goodman is wearing glasses and a black tuxedo and bowtie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Benny Goodman and his orchestra
Publicity photo of Benny Goodman seated and holding a clarinet across his chest with both hands. Goodman is wearing a black tuxedo and bowtie without glasses., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Benny Goodman and his orchestra
Headshot of Benny Goodman seated and looking forward while smiling. Goodman is holding a clarinet up in on arm and is wearing glasses and a black tuxedo and bowtie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Benny Goodman and his orchestra
Headshot of Benny Goodman leaning to the side and smiling. Goodman is wearing a striped suit and no glasses., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Benny Goodman and his orchestra with Helen Ward Featured Vocalist
Publicity photo of Helen Ward and Benny Goodman facing forward and smiling. Ward is wearing a satin dress and leaning against Goodman who is wearing a white suit and holding a clarinet under his arm., 1936, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Benny Goodman boarding bus
Photo of Benny Goodman wearing a pinstripe suit and boarding a bus glued to a piece of paper. The caption on the paper reads: Swinging with Benny, Official Journal of the Benboosters, Number IV, June 1946; paper also dated July 15, 1946., July 15, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman holding a pipe
Benny Goodman looking to the side and getting ready to smoke a pipe. Goodman is wearing a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman holding clarinet
Benny Goodman standing against a wall and holding a clarinet up in both hands while looking down and smiling. Goodman is wearing glasses, a plaid shirt, and suspenders., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman holding clarinet
Benny Goodman seated and looking down. Goodman is holding a clarinet with both hands on his lap and wearing glasses, a collared shirt, suspenders, and checkered tie., Copyright 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., On back: Photo may be used only with reviews of Gottlieb books or exhibitions. NOTE: GOTTLIEB IMAGES ARE PUBLIC DOMAIN, EFFECTIVE 16 FEBRUARY 2010, IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS WILL, Original image likely captured in the early 1940s.
Benny Goodman holding clarinet
Benny Goodman standing against the railing of a rooftop terrace in a 3/4 turn looking forward. Goodman is wearing a black tuxedo and bowtie., No date; likely between 1975 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman holding clarinet
Benny Goodman holding a clarinet under one arm and holding music up in the other. Goodman is standing in a living room with furniture and a shelf with trophies. In front of Goodman is a music stand. He is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman holding reeds and clarinet
Benny Goodman sitting in a cushioned chair and holding reeds to compare while also holding a clarinet by his side. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest. In the background is a piano and lamp., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman looking through music
Benny Goodman holding a clarinet in one hand while looking through a stack of music on a stand. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; negative included with photo., Red arrows and markings on photo for print transfer.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet
A low angle photo of Benny Goodman playing clarinet and looking forward. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet
A low angle photograph of Benny Goodman playing the clarinet while looking down and closing his eyes. Goodman is wearing glasses, a plaid shirt, and suspenders., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet
Benny Goodman looking down while playing clarinet. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet
Benny Goodman facing slightly to the side against a wall, wearing a tweed jacket, and playing clarinet with the bell up in a publicity photo for "Sweet and Low-Down.", No date; likely 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet
Benny Goodman seated in a studio with his legs crossed and looking forward while playing a clarinet. Goodman is sitting in front of a piano with the top open and by a music stand, likely in a studio., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet on stage
Benny Goodman photographed from the side playing clarinet and looking down at music on a stand. Goodman is wearing glasses, a plaid shirt, and suspenders. An unidentified musician is in the background playing saxophone., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet on stage
Benny Goodman facing slightly to the side playing clarinet with head up and looking forward. Goodman is wearing a light colored suit with patterned tie and corsage., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet on stage
A low angle photograph of Benny Goodman playing clarinet and looking down at music on a stand. Goodman is wearing glasses, a plaid shirt, and suspenders. An unidentified musician is in the background playing saxophone., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet on stage
Benny Goodman photographed from the side playing clarinet with his head up and looking to the side. Goodman is wearing a light colored suit with patterned tie and corsage., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman reading Jazz Cavalcade
Benny Goodman seated in a cushioned chair and smiling while reading Jazz Cavalcade by Dave Dexter. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman reading Jazz Cavalcade
Benny Goodman seated in a cushioned chair and looking surprised while reading Jazz Cavalcade by Dave Dexter. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman reading Jazz Cavalcade
Benny Goodman seated in a cushioned chair and grinning while reading Jazz Cavalcade by Dave Dexter. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; negative included with photo.
Benny Goodman relaxing on sofa at the DownBeat awards event
Benny Goodman relaxing on a sofa while looking up and smiling, during the 1939 Downbeat awards ceremony. Goodman is wearing glasses and a tuxedo, holding a cigarette. A photo caption reads: King of swing enjoys a cigarette between dances in Empire Room of Waldorf-Astoria., January 15, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman smiling
Benny Goodman photographed from the side, standing against a wall and grinning while looking to the side. Goodman is wearing glasses and a sweater vest., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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