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Also known as simply swing, it sprang from ragtime and is a form of jazz. Swing uses a heavy rhythm with a medium to fast tempos. Swing was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s and bounced back in the 1990s. All questions concerning swing music history, bands, artists, musical instruments and sheet music can be found here.
Swing is a type of music that traditionally features classical/orchestral instruments. Its sound is mainly a jazzy or bluesy feel. Swing artists include Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr and many more. For whoever answered Elvis Presley, Elvis was a rock n' roll artist. Swing was born out o…
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Answer Swing Music all started with the change from ragtime, to jazz, then to swing. It all started at the turn of the century. The swing age was in the '20s when prohibition was not inforced correctly and the blind pigs and speak easies were very popular, especially in Detroit with the bootlegge…
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This is from the HP website. Hope it helps. I also pasted a link at the bottom of the page for you.Music from HP TV ads � Company information� HP Ads � Everything is possible campaign � You + HP campaign � Change + HP campaign � Music from HP TV ads� NewsroomYou + HP: digital musicMash…
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Swing out is dance figure in lindy hop (swing dance of 30-s), where partnes chance places through close\open position.
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If you have a turntable, a stereo receiver, and a Y splitting cable you can do this. Run the record player to the phono jack on the receiver. In the tape section on the back of the receiver, plug the Y splitter cable into the rec out. Run the Y cable to the MIC or LINE IN jack on your computer.Next …
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Many people say that Benny Goodman is the King of Swing. I am one of them.
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Answer Sing, sing, sing by Benny Goodman
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Mr. Dalvin recently wrote a script for a television show and he is working with a couple of new artists. Jodeci finished picking the songs for the new release, but has not given a release date. All I have heard about DeVante us that he is working on the new release with his group.
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During the 1920s, the man who was known as the Sultan of Swing was Babe Ruth. He was also known as The Bambino.
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No. Yes, if it is a tire hanging from a rope.
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Like many genres it didn't suddenly appear on the scene fully-formed. The antecedents of swing include Dixieland jazz, gospel singing with its call-and-response, Broadway musical theatre, klezmer, Tin Pan Alley pop songs, and society dance orchestras. During the 1920s many small jazz bands toured t…
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It started in the 1920's.
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both bing Crosby and frank Sinatra has sung this song, originally bing Crosby in the film going my way(1944) together with some boy orchestra.
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Today there aren't nearly as many places to hear live swing bands versus those that existed in the 1930s and 1940s. Instead of playing for dances at ballrooms, most bands now appear in theatres and concert halls, so you need to do some on-line searching to find out which band is appearing where. If…
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This is a difficult question to answer because the late 1920s were very good years for so many musicians, and no one group or artist dominated. Radio had become a major force in making songs popular, and as a result, a number of bands and vocalists were heard on the air nationally. There were two ne…
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Yes, daughter Jonnie has children of her own.
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swing was popular during the 1920s and 1930s.
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Swing music is also called Swing Jazz. Swing first became known in the US in the 1920s. It wasn't until the mid 1930s that it became established in the uk. Swing music has a strong rhythm. It is usually performed by the double bass and drums. It is played at a fairly quick tempo.Swing music started…
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Like many genres of music, there's not an extremely specific description but rather a broad group of characteristics. Swing grew out of jazz and while primarily still jazz-based, it incorporates elements of show music, pop songs, and even classical music. Swing is usually but not always performed …
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Swing is well known for its use of brass instruments, such as; clarinet, saxophone, trumpet and trombone. Bands also have a rhythm section - string bass, piano, drums, and sometimes a guitar.
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It isn't and never has been, except among some extremely conservative religious groups that prohibit many forms of entertainment, not just swing dancing.
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ub40 sung it
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The song is actually titled "Swingin' on a Star". It was recorded by many female singers, including Julie Andrews, Maria Muldaur, and Maureen McGovern. The most famous recording was made by Bing Crosby in 1944.
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There were so many famous composers that it's very difficult to name a single individual as best-known. Some who stand out among the hundreds include Billy Strayhorn, Fletcher Henderson, Artie Shaw, Jerry Gray and Duke Ellington. All were also arrangers, and among that group only Billy Strayhorn was…
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Swinging On A Star _Big Dee Irwin & Little Eda
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It is a years worth of scheduling for working 12pm -8 am off 2 days starting on weds ends Tue night off on Wed and Thurs. start 4pm- 12pm shift on Fri work through to Thurs. off on Fri start 8am- 4pm shift sat morning work through Fri then off Sat through Weds night when you go back on midnights
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popular line in the 1930's.
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Hi, If you have not found this go to youtube and put in Clara ward, when the gates swing open. I did not post that, but I have a lot of Clara ward things posted there under the user name robbieware.Take careRobbie
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Swing Around the Circle refers to a disastrous speaking campaign undertaken by U.S. President Andrew Johnson August 27 - September 15, 1866, in which he tried to gain support for his mild Reconstruction policies and for his preferred candidates (mostly Democrats) in the forthcoming midterm Congressi…
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Early forms of swing were popular in the late 1920s but the "swing era" is generally considered to have run from around 1934 to 1945.
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Swing occurs in various colloquial expressions, indicating brisk or lively activity.
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Swing is a style of music derived from "purer" jazz, emphasizing a danceable beat and solo performances withing a broader written orchestration. A big band is a jazz orchestra composed of anywhere from 10 to 25 musicians, with 14-18 being the usual complement. Big bands tend to play a lot of swi…
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Swing didn't suddenly "just start". It developed in the late 1920s and gradually gained popularity until it reached its peak around 1940-41. Most music historians use 1935 as the beginning of the so-called "swing era". That year Benny Goodman's orchestra developed an almost cult-like following on t…
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Benny Goodman
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gay music
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Nope, He's married.
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That's my nephew ,no he does not have aids and he has never had a cocaine habitwe've all partied in our days so don't judge for ye shell be judged! just because people look like something never assume the worst.Life has its trials and hard ship on everyone ! they are all doing fine especially dalvin…
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Swing and big band are related. Although there were some small groups that were definitely swing bands, they mirrored the style and most of the arrangements of the big bands. However big bands also played dance music and ballads that weren't really swing tunes even though they used the same instrume…
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It's called, naturally enough, "Swingin' on a Star". The tune was recorded by many artists; probably the most famous version was done by Bing Crosby.
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The Nazis considered it to be "entartete", meaning "degenerate" in German. Jazz and swing were thought to be lowbrow and not worthy of a supposedly superior civilization, but what offended the Nazis sense of "purity" was that the styles developed in the black community and had been taken up by many…
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Benny Goodman was called The King of Swing.
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those lyrics come from the song 'swing swing' by All American Rejects.
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Tough Guys, as featured on the Hi Infidelity album.
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One song title with the word "swing" in it is the song by Duke Ellington called "Battle of Swing". Another one is the song by rapper T.I titled "Swing Ya Rag".
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Swing is a music style that can be played or sung by many different musicians ranging from vocal groups to instrumental trios to big bands. Big bands tended to play a lot of swing because the two were almost designed for each other. Big bands had enough musicians to play complex, danceable arrange…
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In the 1970s when Dire Straits were in dire straits one of the band had a flat on a housing estate in Deptford in London. (just across the way from Vic Reeves before he became famous, he told me part of this story). Near where they lived there was a pub 'The Prince of Orange' famous for Jazz and it …
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The Swing Era is usually considered to have started during the evenings of August 19th and 20th when Benny Goodman and his Orchestra performed at McFadden's Ballroom and The Palomar Ballroom. The performances came at the end of an otherwise unsuccessful tour by the band. Up till that point their li…
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Lindy hop or East Coast Swing. If the music is a little slower, you can do the West Coast Swing. ANSWER: also "crazy little thing called love"
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No one did. The genre didn't start until the mid to late 1920s, and didn't come into its own as a recognized form of popular music until the 1930s.
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African americans created wing and swing music is basically jazz.
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Swing music is a fairly specific term, and doesn't really have many other names. You could call it Swing Jazz.
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It's performed to swing music, a subgenre of jazz usually played by big bands.
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Dire straits
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There are way more than 3. Some of the most famous are: Tommy Dorsey Glenn Miller Will Bradley Miff Mole Ray Conniff Paul Tanner Jack Jenney Buddy Morrow
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Swing didn't have a single source. It grew out of a combination of jazz, show music, Tin Pan Alley, and spirituals with added elements from classical music and even klezmer. Jazz was performed mostly by small groups and relies heavily on improvisation; i.e. the musicians follow a basic melodic lin…
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No, but it swing music is sampled a lot of hip hop djs and producers.
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London Philharmonic Los Angeles Philharmonic Tucson Symphony Orchestra The Budapest Symphony Orchestra Philadelphia Orchestra Boston Pops Orchestra
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Swingtown by Steve Miller
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an accurate description of music played during the big band ear
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Swingin' on a star-Bing Crosby in 1944
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it encourage people to use songs as a means of promoting patriotism
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We would need to read the article to properly answer your question. This question has been in the question pool a long time so I figured I better let you know that. I did find an excerpt from Wikipedia under the heading of SWING MUSIC which I included on the related link below. I hope this excerpt h…
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I don't know what author you are referring to nor have I read what this author wrote.You need to actually read the passage this test question refers to. You can't just copy and paste random stuff and expect someone to be able to answer it. Doing your homework yourself will allow you to learn.
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Rag Band
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I do not, and it probably shouldn't be done---but that's only if you want to preserve the original feel of ragtime. swing rhythm did not exist at the time of the ragtime peak, which was roughly from 1897 to 190?. As near as I can tell, swing rhythm started appearing by 1912 or 13. By about 1927 or…
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There are various arguments in favor of different bands but certainly Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, and Artie Shaw would be at the top of the list during the second half of the decade.
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Benny Goodman. He got the name from the media.
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It's mostly a mixture of jazz and pop music.
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There were thousands and thousands, far too many to list all of them. To name just a few of the most famous: Bandleaders: Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Harry James, Count Basie, Claude Thornhill, Chick Webb, Artie Shaw, Charlie Barnet, Glen G…
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Technically there's no one instrument that's most important. Swing bands feature trombones, trumpets, and reeds (saxophones / clarinets), along with a string bass, piano, and rhythm.
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There are hundreds. Just to name a few: Don't Be That Way (Benny Goodman) One O'Clock Jump (Count Basie) Take the "A" Train (Duke Ellington) Nonstop Flight (Artie Shaw) Blue Lou (Bunny Berigan) In the Mood (Glenn Miller) Stompin' At The Savoy (Chick Webb) Well, Git It! (Tommy Dorsey) Music…
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There's no reason to stop. There's a lot of great music from every era, so enjoy!
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Louis Jordan
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Swing is a style of music derived from "purer" jazz, emphasizing a danceable beat and solo performances withing a broader written orchestration. A big band is a jazz orchestra composed of anywhere from 10 to 25 musicians, with 14-18 being the usual complement. Big bands most frequently perform swi…
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It is a type of jazz, usually performed with a large orchestra and one lead instrument (Ex. Artie Shaw Clarinet, Louie Armstrong Trumpet)
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DeVante Swing was born on September 24, 1969.
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DeVante Swing was born on September 24, 1969.
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The term "cat" comes from the 1930's for a swing musician or anyone who liked swing. This term carried over into the 1950's beatnik slang. Like a " cool cat, man".
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Dancing, listening, enjoyment - all the things that are important for many forms of music.
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chuck norris's foot.
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During the first part of the decade they mostly listened to jazz and big-band swing music played by orchestras led by people like Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Charlie Barnet, and many others. There were also a lot of vocal groups such as the Andrews Sisters…
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The triplet feel and the emphasis on the 2 and 4 beats
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The usual format for a swing band includes the following instruments: Two to five each of trombones, trumpets, and reeds (saxophone/clarinet) Drums Piano String bass Less commonly, bands might also have a guitarist, a tuba or French horn, a flute, and sometimes even a string section. Nearly …
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The Wiggles - v. 2.0, feminist.
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Definitely, although not nearly to the extent they did back in the 1930s and 1940s. There are many radio stations and internet sites that broadcast swing and big band music, high schools sponsor "stage bands" that play swing, and many local and national orchestras play swing for dances and live audi…
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Because hitler was against it, so they had to be too, a group of kids (aged 14-17) made a group called the swing kids, and were known because the more they were told they couldn't listen to jazz and swing music the more they did Hope this helps :-)
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