Jack Craig: The Story of Swing

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Music / Singing - Performance

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: College, Adult, Elders
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Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community: Birches Auditorium
65 Briarwood Circle
Worcester, MA 01606
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Description: From 1910 into the 1950s, dance bands left an amazing footprint on American culture. During the swing era, band leaders developed their own theme or signature songs, and singers emerged as superstars. This program covers the middle of the 1930s with big name band leaders emerging. Some of the featured performers in this program are Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Ina Ray Hutton, The Dorseys, Dick Haymes, Louis Prima, Bob Eberly, and Helen Ward.
More Information: E-mail: amthomas@briarwoodsl.com
Phone: 508-852-9007
Entered by: Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community

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Created: February 14, 2018 at 8:02 AM

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