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Great music you may not have heard

There is a wealth of great music for dancing on the internet, so without further ado... "Skip It" The Stuff Smith Trio Many may be familiar with jazz violinists Stephan Grappelli, Joe Venuti, or even Eddie South. But another great name in Jazz violin was that of Stuff...
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Another great swing music radio show: Swing Time with Sizzlin’ Jim on Hoxton Radio

I've just enjoyed listening to this week's Swing Time with Sizzlin' Jim on Hoxton Radio. Bringing you the best in British Dance bands from the glorious heyday of dancing in the 1920's, 30's & 40's.Great music! Loved it. Hope you enjoy it too.[mixcloud...
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A three part radio series about band-leader, Fletcher Henderson

I really enjoyed listening to this wonderful radio show on Resonance FM and hope you will too.From Hot Club Du Monde by Resonance FMA Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. A three part series exploring the...
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The smooth trombone of Tommy Dorsey

I am always amazed how smooth Tommy Dorsey's trombone playing is. Frank Sinatra, who made his first great success in the Dorsey band, said he learned breath control from watching Tommy Dorsey play trombone. Tommy Dorsey said that his playing was heavily influenced by...
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Remembering Cab Calloway

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row]Born December 25, 1907, Cab Calloway rose in just a few years from being a virtually unknown artist to rival Duke Ellington in popularity. Cab started touring with his Orchestra in the early '30s and didn't stop. He was known for his...
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Duke Ellington

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row] Duke Ellington (29 April,1899 –24 May 1974) Duke Ellington strikes me as a musician with lots of contrasts. I often feel that his early body of work is often neglected on the swing dance scene, yet his later work is often heard. Maybe this...
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Lindy Hop videos

Not swing dance exactly but should put a smile on your face

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