Archive for February, 2011

Swing! The Musicals

With the resurgence of the swing scene in the 90s, it was only a matter of time before someone created a musical based on that. Paul Kelly came up with the idea of Swing! and watched it come to life in 1999. The Show Swing! takes classic music from the swing era from famous artists [...]

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Brief History of Swing Music

Swing music is a form of jazz that became popular in the early 30s. It features strong rhythms and brass instruments such as trombones and saxophones. The tempo is typically a faster pace, and doesn’t always have lyrics associated. Swing has been popular since its introduction, and has experienced several revivals over the decades. Worldwide [...]

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