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Subject: The recently deceased noted dancer Norma Miller was likely the LAST participant to witness the legendary Benny Goodman/Chick Webb Harlem's Savoy Dance Club jam session competition of 1937, which was 82 years ago! ...

There very well be other witnesses from Harlem in attendance that night, but unlikely.
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Date Posted: Friday, June 14, 10:48:46pm
In reply to: Julie 's message, "My Dad was so upset when Benny Goodman died, he put the flag on our house at half mast, even though the pole it was on was only about a foot long at most." on Friday, June 14, 09:40:19pm

Wish I was there! Norma Miller died 6 weeks ago. ...

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ARCHIVE: June 16, 1939 ~It was 80 years ago today, Jazz/Swing great CHICK WEBB, who gave Goodman a run for his money that night, died after many years of struggling with his crippling deformity of his spine, yet becoming one of history's great procussionists, dead at just age 34. ...Bio & PHOTOSunday, June 16, 09:10:48pm

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