Festival attractions will include a 50-foot-long water feature/sculpture created by McKenzie middle and high school students; an "art market" at McKenzie School where community members will be able to show and sell their own arts and crafts; bluegrass, big band and '40s swing music
; and a 21-and-older dance at 8 p.m.
Steve King's Big Band will be staging jazz and swing music
at the Artrix, in School Drive.
I feel like a rock and roll traitor.' Then we talked about it and realised that if it wasn't for this music there probably wouldn't be rock and roll because out of this era of music came swing music
. Swing became rock and roll in a way.
The story is set in a land of gangsters and good guys,and features some of the greatest swing music
Chris says: "It's great that jazz and swing music
is now enjoyed by all generations.
Coun Charles Fraser Macnamara, cabinet member for culture and leisure, said: "I am sure this will be a great night out for fans as it will feature some world class jazz and big band swing music
Buble has won over legions of fans with his take on swing music
, and his latest album, It's Time, has proved a huge seller.
Says Neville: ``At one time, the only place swing music
truly survived was on the cruise ships.
The band plays many styles of music, from modern pop to rock and roll, motown and 60s swing music
, Sinatra and Rat Pack, to standards and dance music.
The last few years have seen the unexpected return of swing music
to the charts.
The Huddersfield University Big Band will be playing swing music
and the choir defies anyone to keep their toes still during the band's performance.The choir members are already practising the jitterbug!
Kings of Swing round up the quartet of acts, when, on April 2, the show celebrates the golden age of big band and swing music