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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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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 finding and downloading the best music as simple as possible by breaking it up into ways that make...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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"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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Swing Remix combines Fabulous Swing Bands, styling DJs and fantastic dancing. Lindy Hop, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and more. Our 2015 AUTUMN SEASON is completed. Thank you for attending our amazing Fall program that included Gordon Webster & Friends, Glenn Crytzer's Savoy Seven, and closing out the dates was Ron Sunshine and his incredible orchestra. That included Professor Cunningham and his Old...
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SwingTime Music is a jazz combo headed by drummer John Lombardo and based in Madison, WI. We provide fun, danceable music for any occasion from in-home parties to wedding receptions, corporate events or fundraisers. SwingTime Music is a jazz combo headed by drummer John Lombardo and based in Madison, Wisconsin. We provide fun, danceable music for any occasion from in-home parties to wedding...
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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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Jazz, Swing & High Society, Funk, Soul, Motown, R&B, Disco & Rock Boston Swing can transform your event with live entertainment that ranges from a “classy jazz affair” to a “radio favorites dance party” (we offer music for all audiences). Whether your guests want to sip martinis in style or shake what the good lord gave them, BostonSwing is your ideal choice for “Old School Cool” and the...
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It can be difficult to choose a movie for everyone. This blog will show you a few things you can do to make picking a movie for large groups a little easier. One thing that many families do together and everyone can actually enjoy is going to the movies. My family has a tradition of going to the movies together around the holidays - usually the week after while we are all on vacation. We have a...
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If you don't know who I am, let me introduce myself. My name is Rick Weston and I have been an avid West Coast Swing dancer for going on 20 years. I also have an extensive background in music in general. I have been a member of several musical groups and at one time entertained a career in music. I did not ever pursue that old dream as much as others, but at the very least the partial persuit...
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In total there are 8 users online :: 2 registered, 0 hidden and 6 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes). Swinging Music Everything about the swinging music we love to DJ Moderators: JesseMiner, CafeSavoy, Mr Awesomer. Technical Questions How does this discussion board work? Moderators: JesseMiner, CafeSavoy, Mr Awesomer. Song IDs Trying to identify a song? Here's the place!...
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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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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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• Gandy Dancer Records aims to "keep real music on track." We're seeking traditional western swing bands and artists to record and promote, as well as traditional blues artists and bands for it blues division. Please contact us. The blues and swing recordings will be the first to feature Peter Hi-Fi Ward though he's backed up other artists in the past. This is the home page for Peter Ward &...
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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 from 1930’s big band through contemporary music today, and dance styles including, but not limited...
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GARY FARR ALL- STAR BIG BAND with Vocalists. Gary Farr & his All Star Big Band is the best of the best musicians around. These are some of Gary’s old friends and some new ones. He brings back class and professionalism to the stage featuring music from the Big Band era with some current music mixed in. The band is joined with several recording artists and guest singers Lisanne Lyons, Matt...
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Home of a brief history of country music with a complete Ernest Tubb discography, country music information, forums for discussing country music and country musics artists. If you are ever in Ruidoso, NM visit the Boot&Jeans Western wear store. Please provide any comments you may have about this site via email. Thank you for visiting this site and be sure to check back often.
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