Saturday, Jul 13, 2013 • Midsummer Night Swing’s 25th Anniversary Season at Lincoln Center - Harlem Renaissance Orchestra • Not a SDLI Event

Posted by Tom on 06/30/2013 • Permalink

Harlem Renaissance Orchestra: Tribute to Illinois Jacquet featuring the 5th Annual Ambassador Prize Dance Contest
Sat, July 13, 6:30pm

Dance Lesson at 6:30
Live Music at 7:30

Dance Instructor: Margaret Batiuchok teaches Lindy Hop and Shim Sham
DJ: Ryan Swift

The traditional Midsummer Night Swing finale, these guardians of Harlem’s musical traditions, HRO turns to the music of Basie, Ellington, Lionel Hampton, and of course Illinois Jacquet. The evening’s festivities include the awarding of the Ambassador Prize, an honor bearing the nickname Frankie Manning, one of lindy hop’s best dancers and master teachers.

Organizer: This is not a Swing Dance Long Island Event (Not a SDLI Event)

The listed event is NOT sponsored by Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. This event was thought to be of interest to our SDLI’s members. Before traveling, always verify the event information directly with the organizer’s website, since things change and events do get canceled.

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