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Historic Harlem Jazz and Swing Dance Night: Webb vs Basie 75th Anniversary
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Historic Harlem Jazz and Swing Dance Night: Webb vs Basie 75th Anniversary

Historic Harlem Jazz and Swing Dance Night: Webb vs Basie 75th Anniversary

1/16/2013
When: 1/16/2013
6 to 11pm
Where: Lt Joseph P Kennedy Memorial Center
34 West 134 Street
NYC, Harlem 
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Culture... Dance... Lindy Hop... SAVOY... Swing! January 16th 1938 was a special night in Harlem for jazz and dance lovers. You had the SAVOY Ballroom swinging with Chick Webb battling Count Basie on the bandstands: AND Billie, Ella and Jimmy singing and wailing away! Harlem's Lindy Hoppers couldn't get enough - the joint was jumpin'.... 75 years later on Wednesday Janaury 16th 2013 be in Harlem for the celebration of this historic night! The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS) welcomes you to revisit this era and classic music of Chick, Count, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Jimmy Rushing. Jazz, Blues, Lindy Hop/Swing and excitement is in store with The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra leading the way! A free dance lesson will start at 6pm: Social dancing, refreshments, and surprises will start at 7pm and continue till 11pm. Seasoned Seniors can attend for only $10, and theres a student discount with proper ID. For more info contact THSDS at theharlemswingdancesociety@yahoo.com and for last minute updates check Twitter under "Harlemswingback". Program subject to change: We look forward to seeing you on the 16th!