Archive for January, 2011

The Birth of Swing

In the early 1900s jazz music began to make its way on the music scene. First being popular only in African American communities, it didn’t take long for everyone to take notice. Before the 20s came rolling in, jazz music could be heard in virtually every club in the states, and was making its way [...]

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Swing Revival

The swing music scene was huge in the 30s and 40s, but maintained popularity through today. In the early 90s it hit the scene again in a big way. A New Generation In the early 90s the new swing movement (often called the neo-swing movement) was largely underground. Media attention grew, and retro swing started [...]

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