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Carter, Benny

LC control no.n 81139113
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LC classificationML419.C4 Biography
Personal name headingCarter, Benny
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Variant(s)Carter, Bennett Lester
Clump, Clarence
Gomez, Johnny, 1907-2003
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1907-08-08
Death date2003-07-12
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
AffiliationCharlie Johnson's Paradise Ten Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Chick Webb Band McKinney's Cotton Pickers BBC Dance Orchestra
Benny Carter's Big Band
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Saxophonists Arrangers (Musicians) Composers Band directors
Special noteDo not confuse with calypso musician: Gomez, Johnny
Found inHis A man called Adam. [Phonodisc] 1966.
Baker, 8th ed. (Carter, Benny (Bennett Lester); b. 8-8-07, N.Y.; jazz instrumentalist, bandleader, arranger, composer)
Yahoo news WWW site, 07-14-03 (Benny Carter; jazz musician, alto saxophonist, composer, instrumentalist, orchestra leader, arranger; b. Bennett Lester Carter, Aug. 8, 1907, New York; d. Saturday [July 12, 2003])
African American National Biography, accessed January 15, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Carter, Benny; Bennett Lester Carter; saxophonist, arranger, composer, jazz musician, trumpeter; born 08 August 1907 in New York, New York, United States; member of Charlie Johnson's Paradise Ten (1927); member of Fletcher Henderson Orchestra (1928-1931); worked with Chick Webb's band (1931); musical director of McKinney's Cotton Pickers; staff arranger for Henry Hall's BBC Dance Orchestra (1940s); led his own Benny Carter's big band (1943-1946). He wrote assignments for the Hollywood studios (mid-1960s); died 12 July 2003 in Los Angeles, California, United States)
Berger, M. Benny Carter, a life in American music, vol. 2, 2002, viewed on GoogleBooks May 17, 2018: p. 563 (Clarence Clump; pseudonym for Benny Carter)
Catalog of copyright entries, third series, 1970, viewed on GoogleBooks July 16, 2018: p. 2360 (Johnny Gomez; pseud. of Benny Carter; composer of Pushin' along)