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The Kings Of Swing


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The Scottish Swing Orchestra salutes Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Louis Prima, With Special Guest: Evan Christopher and the Jump Time Dancers. Dave Batchelor’s hugely popular “Story Of Swing” has combined great live music, visuals, and dancing, with a narrative that pieces together the history of the music. His new show focuses on the celebrated “Kings Of Swing” with the same brilliant ingredients – and a story line that doesn’t forget Louis Armstrong, Barney Bigard and Swing’s New Orleans’ roots.

The show, features one of the true greats of swinging jazz, New Orleans clarinet giant, Evan Christopher. They’ll include hit tunes like “Stompin' At The Savoy”; “Sing, Sing, Sing”; “Little Brown Jug” and “In The Mood” played by Scotland’s leading swing big band; with the doyens of Charleston, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and Ragtime Dance, The Jump Time Dancers, on hand, to illustrate the dance moves. It’s a tale of musical legends, fun, and good times. A great night out. 


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