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by opie
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Jitterbug Stroll songs
Replies: 4
Views: 3723

I always thought that the jitterbug stroll was choreographed originally to Woodchopper's Ball by Woody Herman. Another thing that most folks don't seem to know about the JBS: it works way better if you dance it in a circle rather than lines all facing the same direction. Everyone starts facing in fo...
by opie
Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: jRiver Media Center
Replies: 22
Views: 15051

by opie
Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:26 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Easier and Safer DJing with iTunes
Replies: 7
Views: 4009

[Double post]
by opie
Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Versions of Puttin' on the Ritz?
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

There are many versions on Emusic, including one by George Gee. I have a good rendition from the Pasadena Roof Orchestra off their 25th Anniversary Album. On Emusic here.
by opie
Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Boilermaker Jazz Band Chicago Tour!
Replies: 1
Views: 2169

Lookin' forward to it!
by opie
Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: Finding Flow
Replies: 3
Views: 3486

Finding Flow

There's been some serious work from psychologists around defining and understanding the concept of flow. Somewhat less so from swing DJs. I'm a relatively beginner DJ, still learning what sort of transitions and flow works in my scene. To try and test my own understanding, I would love to hear from ...
by opie
Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:03 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Help me finish my BPM mix
Replies: 5
Views: 2820

Help me finish my BPM mix

I'm gathering a mix for my lindy hop practice group that starts at about 100 bpm and maxes out at 250, in increments of 5 or so. So far I've found plenty of solid tracks up to about 220 bpm, but am now realizing that there is a gap in my collection between 220 and 250 (the 250 bpm track being: Jumpi...