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by Thorin
Mon May 14, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Modern Songs that Swing?
Replies: 6
Views: 6629

Re: Modern Songs that Swing?

I would love to have this thread revived. I played "Run" By Tiggs Da Author last night as my last song. Every person got up to dance. Even ones that didn't have partners. I would love to have a list of 'alternative' or 'different' songs to throw into the mix towards the end of the night.
by Thorin
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Most Offensive (?) Song You've Played (or Want to Play)
Replies: 12
Views: 8400

Re: Most Offensive (?) Song You've Played (or Want to Play)

I've played the song "Pick a Bale of Cotton" by Lonnie Donegan as a last song once but only when there were only like 6 or 7 close friends there. I cannot sit still to that song (that version in particular) but it's not one I get to play really.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ILbUduwBkg
by Thorin
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Songs with pronounced/interesting breaks
Replies: 3
Views: 1943

Songs with pronounced/interesting breaks

I'm going thru my music and trying to gather a good group of songs that have interesting breaks and stops to work on musicality. Here is what I have so far and I'm hoping for some recommendations to add variety: Any recommendations of songs that have other novel or fun breaks? Breaks on the ONE: Pos...
by Thorin
Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Songs with false endings/long pauses?
Replies: 4
Views: 3395

Re: Songs with false endings/long pauses?

Floatin' My Way Back to You - Johnny Boyd (at 2:50 he hits what sounds like an ending note and then there's silence for 5 seconds before the music resumes) Tin Roof Blues - Bourbon Street Jazzband (at about 4:09 the music goes double time for two 8-counts and switches back and forth a few times betw...