Flashback Friday: King Bhumibol and the King of Swing

  July 7, 2017 at 3:00 am by

July 7, 1960: During an official tour of the United States, 32-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand visited New York, where he was invited by the ‘King of Swing’, jazz clarinetist Benny Goodman to join him for a ‘jam’.

The King was an accomplished saxophonist, and wrote 49 compositions during his lifetime.

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One Response to Flashback Friday: King Bhumibol and the King of Swing

  1. ciasouthbridge says:

    Long life the King

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