Latest Swing music Stories

2008-08-27 12:01:00

By Chuck Berg By Chuck Berg SPECIAL TO THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The unique powers of big jazz band were on full display Sunday afternoon at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, where the Topeka Jazz Workshop Concert Series kicked off its 40th season by showcasing its own Topeka Jazz Workshop Band.

2008-08-23 00:00:24

B ritain's biggest jazz festival is about to burst on to the boulevards of Bude, airing the music of New Orleans and much more. Now celebrating its 21st year, the festival packs 166 events into eight days, running from tomorrow until Saturday, August 30.

2008-08-12 15:00:45

By KAREN ROUSE, STAFF WRITER Sherrie Maricle & The Diva Jazz Orchestra has played Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Le Meridien Hotel in Paris and Teatro Sistina in Rome.

2008-08-02 12:00:27

Kevin Costner sure loves himself. For starters, the actor thinks his latest movie, "Swing Vote," is destined to be a classic.

2008-07-27 09:00:27

By Jim Carnes, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 27--There's a bug going around, and if you attend the Music Circus this week, there's a good chance you'll catch it. "It's infectious," said Dana Solimando, director and choreographer of the Music Circus production "Swing!," which opens Tuesday.

2008-07-10 09:00:55

By Rosemary Ford, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 10--They're young, they're hip and they know how to rock -- to the music of Benny Goodman. The Beantown Swing Orchestra, 18 musicians with the average age of 23, will headline a concert to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the St.

2008-07-02 15:00:30

THESE sprightly pensioners certainly got into the swing of things when Braehead put on a weekend of jazz bands. Teresa Chalmers, 84, and her companion, 82-year-old Patrick McGonigle, were enjoying the music so much they couldn't resist having an impromptu dance in the middle of the shopping centre.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).