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DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #222: Tuxedo Junction

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Music for Lindy Hop, Balboa & Blues dancers: DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #222: "Tuxedo Junction" by Erskine Hawkins and his Orchestra (1939) (New Song of the Week by @chrisbe_: Tuxedo Junction http://t.co/b0dhyKdH9n...
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New Orleans swing dancers honor Lindy Hop pioneer Frankie Manning

New Orleans swing dancers honor Lindy Hop pioneer Frankie Manning | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Peter Loggins and Amy Johnson hold up a sign remembering Lindy Hop pioneer Frankie Manning who passed away Monday, April 27, 2009 (New Orleans swing dancers honor Lindy Hop pioneer Frankie Manning...
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Modern vs. Vintage Sound: Instruments And Recording - Swing DJ Resources

Modern vs. Vintage Sound: Instruments And Recording - Swing DJ Resources | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Does equipment matter? I think it does, but I’m not talking about DJ equipment. I’m talking about the band. First, a note of explanation. Christian has generously invited me to contribute something to this page. I do DJ, but I do not consider myself to be any sort of expert on the subject. I do …
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Release: "The French Quarter" by Cassidy & The Orleans Kids

Release: "The French Quarter" by Cassidy & The Orleans Kids | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Wow, that’s heaven for Swing music lovers: so many new releases right now! After 3 years, Cassidy Holden released a new album with his band Cassidy & The Orleans Kids. The French Quarter Release date: May 22, 2014 Buy from: Bandcamp – US$ 10 or more Immediate download of 11-track album in your choice of high-quality …
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Comeback for the Lindy Hop (Give Credit to Sweden)

Comeback for the Lindy Hop (Give Credit to Sweden) | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
This week, hundreds of Lindy hop enthusiasts have descended on New York City to celebrate the man who was one of its early creators.
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Breaking: Introducing djay 2 with Spotify

Breaking: Introducing djay 2 with Spotify | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Price: US $4.99 / EUR 4.99€ for iPad or US $0.99 / EUR 0.99€ for iPhone I have the feeling that Algoriddim‘s main focus is currently on iPad and iPhone apps.
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New Release (Pre-order) “Rocky Mountain High” by Joe Smith and The Spicy Pickles

New Release (Pre-order) “Rocky Mountain High” by Joe Smith and The Spicy Pickles | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Joe Smith announced last December that he will be releasing 3-4 EPs over the next year. Here is the second EP of that series, recorded with special guest Michael “Falty” Faltesek from Falty & The Defects.
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The difficulty of defining swing - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald The difficulty of defining swing Sydney Morning Herald How and when swing music emerged is hotly debated among music historians, although it is generally agreed that Louis Armstrong had a big hand in the subtle shift that gave...
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New Release: Two New Tracks by Gentlemen & Gangsters

New Release: Two New Tracks by Gentlemen & Gangsters | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
This week, Swedish combo “Gentlemen & Gangsters” released two new songs on Bandcamp. 2 Tracks From Rock That Swing Festival 2014 CD Release date: March 1, 2014 Buy from: Bandcamp – SEK 18 or more (ca.
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Vinyl's great, but it's not better than CDs

Vinyl's great, but it's not better than CDs | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Today's Record Store Day, a great occasion to go out and discover new music. But let's not get snobby about vinyl in the process.
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[SDJR Roundup] ♫ New Musik, Song of the Week, British Pathé Archive

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DJ Chrisbe’s Song of the Week #215: Big John’s Special

DJ Chrisbe’s Song of the Week #215: Big John’s Special | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
During 2000-2004, I was member of a performance troupe in Zürich Switzerland called “punkt8.” One song we used for a group choreography was “Big John’s Special.” But because we practiced that much with that song, I rarely used it as DJ, I...
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New Release: “I Need Someone Like You” by Smoking Time Jazz Club

New Release: “I Need Someone Like You” by Smoking Time Jazz Club | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
This album is interesting for lovers of re-interpreted traditional New Orleans Jazz.
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Big Band and Swing Bands in Old Time Radio | Old Radio Shows.org

Big Band and Swing Bands in Old Time Radio | Old Radio Shows.org | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Music has always been an indispensable element of radio broadcast. The station which would eventually become WHA, Wisconsin Public Radio, began its first music broadcasts as early as 1917. It is not surprising that we ...
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New Release: “Canibal Dandies 2″ by Canibal Dandies

New Release: “Canibal Dandies 2″ by Canibal Dandies | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
The Montepellier (France) based band Canibal Dandies, playing a modern New Orleans sound, released their second album on the popular platform Bandcamp.
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DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #221: Sleepwalker's Serenade

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Music for Lindy Hop, Balboa & Blues dancers: DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #221: "Sleepwalker's Serenade" by Count Basie Orchestra (1957)
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Choreographer Ryan Francois Set for FRANKIE 100 at the Apollo Tonight - Broadway World

Choreographer Ryan Francois Set for FRANKIE 100 at the Apollo Tonight - Broadway World | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Choreographer Ryan Francois Set for FRANKIE 100 at the Apollo Tonight Broadway World London-based choreographer and dancer Ryan Francois will appear at two New York City events celebrating the history of swing music and dancing -- and will inspire...
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DJ Chrisbe’s Song of the Week #220: Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

DJ Chrisbe’s Song of the Week #220: Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
I’m pretty sure you know Sidney Bechet‘s wonderful version of Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me from the 1950s. But now, I wanna jump back to late 1920s with you, when this very touching version was recorded.
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DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #219: Rigamarole - Swing DJ Resources

DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #219: Rigamarole - Swing DJ Resources | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Music for Lindy Hop, Balboa & Blues dancers: DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #219: "Rigamarole" by Jimmy Dorsey
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DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #218: Dickie's Dream - Swing DJ Resources

DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #218: Dickie's Dream - Swing DJ Resources | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Music for Lindy Hop, Balboa & Blues dancers: DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #218: "Dickie's Dream" by Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders (2013)
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DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #217: I've Found A New Baby - Swing DJ Resources

DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #217: I've Found A New Baby - Swing DJ Resources | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Music for Lindy Hop, Balboa & Blues dancers: DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #217: "I've Found A New Baby" by Bud Freeman & Summa Cum Laude Orchestra (1939) (New Song of the Week: I've Found A New Baby - Bud Freeman
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DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #216: Flying Home - Swing DJ Resources

DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #216: Flying Home - Swing DJ Resources | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
Music for Lindy Hop, Balboa & Blues dancers: DJ Chrisbe's Song of the Week #216: "Flying Home" by Jerry Thomas Swingtet (1945) (New Song of the Week #216: Flying Home by Jerry Thomas Swingtet http://t.co/kCJbG4IXu1...
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Malcolm X - Lindy Hop Swing Dance Scene - YouTube

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Scene from 1992 movie Malcolm X featuring Denzel Washington, Spike Lee. Choreographed with the help of Frankie Manning (blue suit) & No...
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Great News: Entire British Pathé Archive Now on YouTube

Great News: Entire British Pathé Archive Now on YouTube | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
This is fantastic news for us! British Pathé has announced on Facebook that their entire film archive is now available on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Why is this interesting for us?
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New Release: "The Fed Hop" by Jonathan Doyle Quintet - Swing DJ Resources

New Release: "The Fed Hop" by Jonathan Doyle Quintet - Swing DJ Resources | Swing DJ Resources | Scoop.it
I found this album through a post by Brooks Prumo on Google+ and it’s quite impressive. All songs on the album are by Jonathan Doyle! The Fed Hop Release date: March 14, 2014 Buy from: Bandcamp – US $12 or more Immediate download of 12-track album in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just …
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