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Swing music went into hibernation for a while, as vocalists like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney and Perry Como stole the spotlight away. Determined to keep the old sound alive, I accumulated a collection of over 9,000 recordings. With such a rich resource at my fingertips, it was a natural next step to inaugurate a weekly radio program, which went on the air in 1983 and is now...
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Swing Music Net details jazz history via a jazz music radio show online, jazz musician biographies, articles on the big bands and rare photos. Emphasis is on swing. Jazz music was one of America's first truly original contributions to the world art community. The period of the 1930s and 1940s is thus far the only age in history when the popularity of jazz eclipsed all other genres of music in...
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Established in August 2008, American Swing Music and Dance Association is an educational and charitable organization dedicated to keeping this uniquely American form of musical and dance expression alive and thriving. The uniquely American form of swing music and dance encompasses music ranging...
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Boston swing band with a powerful swinging beat. Original arrangements produce a big band sound. Wedding receptions, swing dances, corporate entertainment, jazz concerts. This swing band from Boston, six pieces plus vocalist, presents the polish, heat, and energy of the renowned big swing bands...
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Welcome to the best place to listen to and download your favorite West Coast Swing Music & Songs! For years dancers have been asking for one place to discover the best music for dancing West Coast Swing, but have had to figure it out for themselves… Not any more! We’ve gone out of our way to make...
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Join us at George Gee's official San Diego visit during his ‘West Coast Birthday Tour.’ It’s the band’s first visit to the San Diego area in 8 years!! Join us at this special opportunity where you can dance the night away to some incredible live music from George Gee! Come and dance with San Diego’s fastest growing, high energy Swing Dance Troupe – the Hang 10 Hoppers! Learn to dance, make a...
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The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender is a celebration of Mid Century America! With over 80 live performances across 5 stages at the Nashville Palace, Opryland Hotel & Grand Ole Opry House May 18-21, 2017. We have a HUGE vintage market with over 50 vendors from across the U.S. and indoor car show located in the Ryman Hall at Opryland Hotel May 19 & 20, 2017. Entry is FREE w/ a wristband or...
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Swing declined in popularity during WWII. The war had many of the musicians overseas and it became difficult to get enough people together to form a proper band. Touring became more difficult during the war due to restrictions and costs. Most importantly it became difficult to staff a "big band" because many musicians were overseas fighting in the war. Smaller bands evolved from the swing bands...
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The Classic Swing Band provides live music for weddings, festivals, corporate gatherings and other events. Based in Dallas-Fort Worth, we play across Texas. For over 10 years The Classic Swing Band of Dallas has offered some of the best in live entertainment for a wide variety of events and programs. In the last two years the group has expanded its range of music expertise to include the “band...
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A site about west coast swing music for dancers, djs and event directors. You can find songs, tips and advice on everything related to west coast swing music here. The iconic image of a DJ always includes him/her holding their headphones up to one ear while spinning music, or for more relaxed portraits, wearing their headphones around their necks. There is no denying that a solid set of...
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If you like 50's and 60's music, the classic rock tunes and motown favorites are played authentically like the originals. When it comes to today's hits it can be "Smooth" by Santana, or "Mambo # 5" by Lou Bega, not to mention the 70's and 80's classics. The Richard Olsen Orchestra provides the most versatile music anywhere, starting with the great Big Band standards of the Swing era, playing...
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"Swing" is America's dance and exported all around the world since the 1940s. Because it is a truly Global dance, we, in April 2009, formulated an association comprised of experienced Swing Deejays from around the world. We are the “Global Swing DJs”. Our mission: To promote fraternity among its member DJs, to share Swing music trends with our ever expanding Swing dance community, to...
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You plan the event and The Nitehawks Swing will add the fun. The Nitehawks Swing has been entertaining audiences around the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 15 years. Based in Northern Virginia, we play music for your listening enjoyment or dancing pleasure. From big band dance arrangements of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington to high energy jump and jive tunes, and slow,...
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I followed Election 2000 intently and conclude it represents the greatest threat, internal or external, to our democracy in modern times. "Legal vote tampering" has significantly reduced my confidence in the American democratic institution with its inherent system of checks and balances among the various political branches.This atrocity spanned state and federal, legislative,executive and...
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Ireland's Direct Website for Booking The Best Rat Pack Music and Profile Swing Bands for Weddings and Corporate Events with direct fees and immediate. Looking for an amazing Wedding Band or Swing styled Tribute act ? Check out our amazing Swing bands and party ideas; The Rat Pack are one of the iconic names in American music and culture, having come to define one of the coolest periods in the...
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Sonya Grimes Wedding singer & mezzo soprano singer. I am a specialist wedding singer based in Dublin & cover all of Ireland. My career has spanned over 25 years. I've studied classical music for 15 years and I'm also a lead Vocalist having fronted swing & popular music groups. My experience and versatility performing classical and contemporary music enables me to create the perfect atmosphere...
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In November, Radio Swing Worldwide had 1,113,425 tune-ins which is mind-boggling! We are now ranked #1,151 out of 14,096 Shoutcast stations with 1,000 TLH or more. Sister station Radio Bop is ranked #951. Thank you for listening! Starting in 2011, Radio Swing Worldwide and Radio Bop will accept limited advertising. Our special introductory rate is $60 for 8 spots a day for an entire month…if...
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Ballroom and Latin dance videos, dance DVD's, music and more. Our ballroom dance videos represent the “high end” of dance video offerings. Current and former dance competitors demonstrate all of the figures. Each of our videos is available in DVD format; these ballroom DVD's feature advanced menu navigation and stereo CD-quality sound. Our videos offer exceptional value. Typically our dance...
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Swing music began as a form of jazz developed in the early 1930s and became a distinctive style by 1935 in the United States. Big Band Swing uses a strong rhythm section of double bass and drums as the anchor for a lead section of brass instruments such as trumpets and trombones, woodwinds including saxophones and clarinets, and sometimes stringed instruments such as violin and guitar, medium...
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Has been Houston’s premiere party band since 1986. This Southwest Soul Band specializes in vintage soul, classic rock, and a wide variety of music. Six decades of great dance music from 40’s swing to the present. Sound clips, photos, history are available. Commercial Art has been in constant demand in Houston’s hottest venues as well as the private party market for 16 years. An eclectic mix of...
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