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Swing Buffalo Anniversary Dance with Vintage Jazz Collective!
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 11:30 pm$10
Join Swing Buffalo at the Polish Cadets Hall on Tuesday, January 22 for a special night of dancing as we celebrate our anniversary!
Your feet are in for treat, The Vintage Jazz Collective will be in from Rochester to serenade us! Don’t know how to dance? Don’t worry, we kick the night off with a drop-in lesson at 7:45 that’ll get your toes tapping!
Admission is $10
7:45 – drop in lesson
8:30 – live music
About The Vintage Jazz Collective
Catering to the Lindy Hop, Blues, and Balboa dance communities, the Vintage Jazz Collective brings to light rare collections of swing music straight from the jazz era. Each tour they perform hand-selected favorites from a different collection curated by a bandleader of the swing era.
For 2018-19, our small jazz ensemble will be debuting the collection of George Manning. Many of Manning’s charts are original arrangements that have been out of print for over 80 years!
George Manning was a Rochester-based bandleader, and his vast collection of charts was donated to the Eastman School of Music a decade ago. It consists of eleven boxes of musical arrangements, direct from the largest swing music publishing companies of the swing era.
For the 2018-19 touring season, the Vintage Jazz Collective has selected the most danceable arrangements from the collection to perform for you! Hidden in this archive of early swing music, we’ve unearthed some gems that showcase the breadth of the musical repertoire and the evolution of swing music as we know it.