“I’d like to practice at home! Where can I find good swing music to dance to?”
Here we give you some music tips to get you started!
Classic swing artists are Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Slim & Slam, The Cats & The Fiddle. Use Spotify to listen to music and find what you like!
Sites to buy or listen to music:
- If you have a bit more time and more interest for old swing music: www.jazz-on-line.com has a great collection of old swing tunes that you can listen to and download for free!
Slow/medium tempo music that you can buy online:
- Gordon Webster (www.gordonwebsterswings.com)
– I’m Confessing That I Love You
– Sometimes I’m Happy
– All Right, OK, You Win
– Long John
– Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
- Tuba Skinny (www.tubaskinny.tk)
– Sweet Mama Hurry Home
– Broken Hearted Blues
– Any Kind A Man
– You Can Have My Husband
- Nina Simone
– My Baby Just Cares For Me