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    Benny Goodman's Clarinet. Dubbed "The King of Swing," Benny Goodman's arrival on the music scene heralded the beginning of the Swing era. Mostly remembered as a band leader, Goodman was also a clarinet virtuoso with a distinctive style. Arguably the most technically proficient Jazz clarinetist of his time, he played the instrument for decades until his death in New York City in 1986 at the age of 77, and in the process inspired many budding musicians to take up the instrument. This Selmer brand clarinet was made in 1929 for the legendary Jazz man (his name is inscribed on the bell) and used by him early in his career. The instrument has been well-used but is still in great condition, and comes in the original carrying case, which is worn but still sturdy. A wonderful item whose significance in the history of music is immeasurable.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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