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swing music:

see jazzjazz,
the most significant form of musical expression of African-American culture and arguably the most outstanding contribution the United States has made to the art of music. Origins of Jazz

Jazz developed in the latter part of the 19th cent.
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July 5 is Totesport Super Saturday, when the restaurant is sold out, but all other options are still open, while Wednesday, July 23 is Swing Music Evening.
Combine this with jazz and swing music and you're all set for a fun weekend with plenty of things to do.
I think he must like the rat pack and swing music too.
Huge audiences of all creeds and colors danced side by side to the music of these wonderful big bands, a sound with Afro-Cuban and Afro-Caribbean roots blended with the new urban forms of jazz and swing music.
A "pacer" might not be distracted by the smell of baking bread, but the person who is wandering because she's bored might follow her nose to the fragrant smell of something baking in the oven, or she might follow her ears to the sounds of swing music wafting down the hall.
And it's difficult not to believe that Williams--who has long delighted in portraying himself as a no-boundaries party boy in the European press--isn't deliberately playing a little cat and mouse with his gay admirers on his loving paean to the swing music era, Swing When You're Winning.
Fans of the hard-driving swing music, played by bands under the direction of Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Glenn Miller, will find much to admire in Lewis A.
Swing music was so popular that one of their best-liked numbers was Cavernism, composed by James Mundy, arranger and tenor saxophonist with the Earl Hines band.
Knitting the contemporary trends of step dancing and swing music with a schmaltzy storyline is producer David Ballinger, who has come up with "Swingstep,' a concept with considerable commercial potential.
Big band and swing music no longer seemed adequately to reflect or capture the new social and cultural rhythms that the war had stoked into being.
They play a diverse range of swing music from the traditional Glenn Miller and Count Basie to modern styles from the likes of Robbie Williams and Michael Buble.