Articles tagged swing

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - “Dinah” (audio) (premiere)

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings it hard on the classic Louis Armstrong tune, "Dinah".

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Royal Jelly Jive - “Dear Mr. Waits” (video) (premiere)

Royal Jelly Jive brings elements from swing and prohibition era jazz into the modern age by blending those sounds with blues, rock and even hip-hop in the groovy bits.

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The Dustbowl Revival: With a Lampshade On

If these cats don’t get you out on the dance floor, you need to see a doctor about your missing pulse.

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Bumper Jacksons - “Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down” (audio) (premiere)

The Baltimore band delivers a raucous performance of an old gospel standard.

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Duke Ellington and His Orchestra: The Conny Plank Session

A rare treat for jazz enthusiasts comes in the form of a surprising new addition to Duke Ellington's tremendous catalog.

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Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection

The Centennial Collection serves as a masterful representation of Billie Holiday’s enduring legacy.

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13 Oct 2014 // 12:30 PM

JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard

With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.

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The Dustbowl Revival: Holy Ghost Station EP

Holy Ghost Station is exceptional considering the wide range of musical territory that is covered.

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Various Artists: Swing Diskoteka

It's the irrepressible upbeat bounce of the swing that differentiates this music from other sub-genres of electronic music -- the very lighthearted carefree kick that it has.

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‘Frank Sinatra: Concert Collection’ The Master at Work, Captured Here

These live performances demonstrate Frank Sinatra's constant transformation; from the Jersey wiseguy monologues to singing that lays bare his soul, as though he’s shining a spotlight down a well.

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Marshall Ford Swing Band: It’s About Dam Time

The old material has been renovated rather than modernised.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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