Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland); Air Mail Special

Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland); Air Mail Special

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Description (Brief)

Benny Goodman and his Sextet. side 1: Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland); side 2: Air Mail Special (Columbia 36720), from the album, Benny Goodman Sextet, (Columbia C-102).
78 rpm. Side 1 was originally recorded in 1939 and released on Columbia 35254. Side was originally recorded in 1941 and released on Columbia 36099. This album was released in 1944.

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

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Benny Goodman Sextet
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United States
Physical Description
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ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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