Over the years, there have been many different groups with varied and different styles playing what can be considered Western Swing music. In addition, many artists in other fields of music have recorded Western Swing songs and used Western Swing style musicians and sounds.
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10,000 pictures of birds, insects, plants, reptiles and mammals.
If you've ever wanted to know what it was "really like" to be win dance contests and tour as a professional dancer during the swing era, this book is for you!
Year Production Numbers1929 1-29 —6262-291930 1-30 —2934-30
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High Altitude Swing -
San Diego's premier jump, jive, and swing band excels at playing complex, hard-swinging arrangements while adding equally modern musical interpretation.
In the 1990s I finally learned to swing on the dance floor.
Two friends are forced to choose either harsh punishment for their individuality and love for banned swing music or safety through compliance with the hated Nazis.
one of the best things about Swingmusic is dancing to it!
(The Make-Believe Ballroom was a radio show in the late 30's that played recorded music.) We recently were lucky enough to see these guys in person and they are awesome!
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In many ways, the swing era of the 1930s and 1940s ignited a cultural revolution more significant than the celebrated transformations of the 1960s. Erenberg concentrates on the social and political forces that the great swing bands and much of their audience embodied. Instead of practicing musical analysis (fine sources of that are cited in his notes), he considers how such bandleaders as Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and Artie Shaw were crucial in breaking down racial stereotypes, heralding integration, and championing American folk culture. Erenberg also spiritedly surveys how a cross section of the American population responded to these musicians. The fans' enthusiasm for popular music helped build the youth culture still active today, and radio stations and publications arose at this time to nurture that culture, a development Erenberg treats humorously as well as informatively. Today's fans and jazz writers may find themselves longing for the days when, Erenberg says, critics displayed "a nonsectarian leftist populism that fit with the magazine's screwball democratic ethos."
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A comprehensive guide to the new swing movement includes interviews with swing personalities like Royal Crown Revue, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Lavay Smith, Big Six, Flyin' Lindy Hoppers & Sam Butera.
It even lists the beats per minute!
16 Most Requested Songs -
Benny Goodman, the first great clarinetist in the history of jazz, perfected a style of playing that is stillthe dominant influence on the instrument.