When it comes to your workout, there's a good reason not to go it alone. Check out the benefits of exercise buddies.

Reply
Conversationalist
0
Kudos
733
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

733 Views
Message 1 of 123

I like Jazz it smooth the mind, I like Blues it brings you through, I like beethoven it gives you peace and daring,put your mind totally some place else.RB oldschool.Music is so adventurous you can never get enough.

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
733
Views
Treasured Social Butterfly
0
Kudos
1212
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,212 Views
Message 2 of 123

@aprilnyc  That must be a blast! Smiley Happy

 

Thanks for the George Gee. I was unfamiliar. Great stuff!

 

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1212
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
1222
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,222 Views
Message 3 of 123

We go out dancing in NYC where there are bands who still swing every night of the week.
George Gee plays Swing 46 every Tuesday.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5IjxQPrxMM

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
1222
Views
Treasured Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1874
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,874 Views
Message 4 of 123

@l483260l  HI!

 

Mine is a musical family. Mom was a radio DJ; Dad was a radio DJ's friend. Smiley Happy Pretty much all of us kids grew up singing and playing publically (on stage and in the church choir). One sib is an accomplished violinist; all of the others play at least one musical instrument.

 

We were exposed to all stripes of music, and to this day there are really only a couple genres I don't much care for. Though I am a rocker at heart, I used to organize a regional fiddle contest. Smiley Happy

 

DH isn't a big band era swing fan, but he likes electro swing. Smiley Happy His musical taste continues to fascinate me. He's very precise about what music he likes. Me, I'm not a genre snob. I mean, I see bleed-over and similarities more than genre rules and custom.  I guess I'm a musical jailbreaker. Smiley Happy

 

 

 

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1874
Views
Recognized Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1882
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,882 Views
Message 5 of 123

BENNY GOODMAN - SING SING SING (clip) - YouTube

 JUST FOUND THIS ONE- CLASSIC!!!

SUPERGIRL, NO REALLY I MEAN IT! HER REAL NAME & MINE ARE THE SAME( FIRST 2 NAMES ARE)
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1882
Views
Recognized Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1884
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,884 Views
Message 6 of 123

yes, Swing; I cut my teeth on straight-ahead jazz(Coltrane, etc.)& then got into swing. When I 'discovered'  Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller & songs like "Sing, Sing, Sing"I discovered that my 60-something mother  loved it dearly.  Benny Goodman Orchestra played Dallas Starplex outdoor concert in the late 70's/early 80's & we went- a priceless memory. both mom & Goodman.  She used to sing "Fly me to theMoon" for me- my favorite. Swing? yes!!!  I  still have casette of al lthings of big band favorites. Now let's talk Coltrane, et al.

SUPERGIRL, NO REALLY I MEAN IT! HER REAL NAME & MINE ARE THE SAME( FIRST 2 NAMES ARE)
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1884
Views
Treasured Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1905
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,905 Views
Message 7 of 123

 

An hour 18 of swing and jazz music. (PARTY! Smiley Happy)

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1905
Views
Treasured Social Butterfly
2
Kudos
1907
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,907 Views
Message 8 of 123

 

An hour of swing music.

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
Tags (1)
2
Kudos
1907
Views
Treasured Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1909
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,909 Views
Message 9 of 123

 

Over 3 hours of 40s big band, swing and jazz music

 

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1909
Views
Highlighted
Treasured Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1911
Views

Re: Swing Music Anyone?

1,911 Views
Message 10 of 123

 

An hour 12 of nostalgic Christmas music (from the 20s, 30s and 40s)

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1911
Views