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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.
  Unfortunately not. The album entitled "When The Swing Comes Marching In" was recorded in 1968 on LP by Philips label no.6375 424. Available now on second hand sites/ auctions and thrift shops.
It started in the 1920's.
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.
Benny Goodman. He got the name from the media.
It's mostly a mixture of jazz and pop music.
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,...
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.
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)  ...
There's no reason to stop. There's a lot of great music from every  era, so enjoy!
Depends on the genre but for big band and jazz musicians you had people like Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Cab Calloway, Helen Forrest, Bunny Berigan. To name a few the would also be Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Bing Crosby. The list could go on forever but those are some notable names. Mainly jazz...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
It is a type of jazz, usually performed with a large orchestra and one lead instrument (Ex. Artie Shaw Clarinet, Louie Armstrong Trumpet)
DeVante Swing was born on September 24, 1969.
DeVante Swing was born on September 24, 1969.
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.
This is a difficult question to answer because the late 1920s werevery good years for so many musicians, and no one group or artistdominated. Radio had become a major force in making songs popular,and as a result, a number of bands and vocalists were heard on theair nationally. There were two new...
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...
The triplet feel and the emphasis on the 2 and 4 beats
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...
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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...
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 :-)
There is no particular reason why any form of music is introduced or started. Music evolves, and much like other things new styles are built upon existing ones.
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Prestissimo - extremely fast (more than 200 bpm)Presto - very fast (168-200 bpm)Allegro - fast and bright or "march tempo" (120-168 bpm)Moderato - moderately (108-120 bpm)Andante - at a walking pace (76-108 bpm)Adagio - slow and stately (literally, "at ease") (66-76 bpm)Larghetto - rather broadly ...
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What we call swing today started in the early 1930s and reached its peak of popularity in the 1940s. It began as a new form of dance to go with the music of the time. Listen to Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey and others of the era to hear the music.
it was the most popular form of music in america.
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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...
Caravan Palace. They are an excellent electro swing band.
it was the most popular form of music in America
The Nazis considered swing 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...
cool, laid back, loose-jointed, elastic, and easy
If it is a short pendulum, then the leg or whatever you call it has a smaller distance to cover, and therefore can swing faster than a longer pendulum.
 I am a huge fan of jls i know everything about them.They actually have 2 really famous song's Everybody in love and Beat again but there most famous song is beat again.
== Answer ==   Sing, sing, sing   by Benny Goodman
It was the Great Depression, and the year was 1931 when Duke Ellington and Irving Mills wrote this song. It's a happy song about the joy of dancing-- in other words, if a song doesn't have a good beat and isn't fun to dance to, it just isn't worth much. Of course, the 1930s were a time of euphemism...
Dinah Shore was most famous for being an actress, singer and television personality. Her singing career reached it's peak during the "Big Band Era" of music.
  Pointer Sisters in 1979 Ohio Players in 1975 Crazy World of Arthur Brown in 1968
The Dinah Shore Show ended on January 1st, 1956.
The Dinah Shore Show was created on 1951-11-27.
swing was popular during the 1920s and 1930s.
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...
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...
It's a style of jazz music, especially popular in the 1930s and  '40s. A full band usually consisted of five saxophones, four  trombones, four trumpets, plus a piano, bass, guitar, and drum set.
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.
It isn't and never has been, except among some extremely conservative religious groups that prohibit many forms of entertainment, not just swing dancing.
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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Some of the best-known Swing Era vocalists are Dean Martin, Frank  Sinatra, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, and Ella Fitzgerald.
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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...
Swinging On A Star _Big Dee Irwin & Little Eda
  It is called 'Swing' by Savage.
  a rhythmic swing of voice is a lilt.
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  "In the Mood", "Tuxedo Junction", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "Moonlight Serenade", "Little Brown Jug", and "Pennsylvania 6-5000" per Wikipedia.
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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
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...
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.
Swing occurs in various colloquial expressions, indicating brisk or lively activity.
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...
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...
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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.
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...
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...