1938, Sunday 16th January, New York City

A great day in swing music history

Benny Goodman plays Carnegie Hall and across town Count Basie battles Chick Webb at The Savoy Ballroom

This short, rare film clip gives an idea of dancing to Chick's band at Harlem's world-famous Savoy Ballroom, the "home of happy feet"!

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The Savoy Ball 2019, Saturday 27th April, 2pm-2am, The Grand Hall Battersea Arts Centre LONDON SW11 5TN