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King Of Swing

Born in Iowa, on March 1, 1904,  Glenn Miller started out playing the mandolin as a child, but quickly switched to the horn. His family moved to Missouri, then to Nebraska, and finally to Colorado in 1918. 188 more words


Today's Show

Today on the we take a look at Growing in Wisdom and Spotlight the King Of Swing

Glen Miller!

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Self Improvement

NEWS: Tommy Steele takes to the stage this this Autumn in the Glenn Miller Story

In theatres across the UK, from Friday 28 August for 11 weeks only, music legend TOMMY STEELE will take to the stage in a spectacular new imagining of the extraordinary tale of the world’s most famous big band leader – in  737 more words




Director: Julian Jarrold

Cast: Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Jack Reynor, Rupert Everett, Emily Watson, Roger Allam

Synopsis:  On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. 263 more words

Microgenres of Music: Introducing Swing

Two-thirds rhythm and one-third soul” – Fats Waller

Swing music has been the most durable, visible & commercially successful genre in the United States of the 20th century. 357 more words


Music and Writing: Guest Post by K. Williams for #MusicTuesday

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve had a guest for #MusicTuesday, and I’m very happy to have K. Williams today.


Music and Writing go together like peanut butter and jelly. 1,070 more words


Rocks In The Attic #387: Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - ‘Jive Bunny: The Album (1989)

It says something that at the height of hip hop culture, when teens in urban America were rapping over samples of James Brown and Kool & The Gang, a couple of blokes in Rotherham, England were dong far less cool things with samples. 265 more words