National Dance Day with the Tom Cunningham Orchestra @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington [29 July]

National Dance Day with the Tom Cunningham Orchestra


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29
July
19:30 - 22:00

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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20566
Boy, are we excited! Gottaswing joins the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in celebrating National Dance Day. Tom and Debra will teach a beginner swing lesson 7:30-8pm, and the Tom Cunningham Orchestra will perfomr two sets, 8-10pm. At the start of the second band set, everyone is invited to join us in performing a short and easy Charleston-based routine to «Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy» with LIVE accompaniement by the Cunningham Orchestra. And it's all FREE! More info coming soon, so stay tuned.
Here is the list of classic swing tunes:
Let's Dance — Benny Goodman
Boogie Blues — Gene Krupa
One Girl & Two Boys — Kay Kayser (Swing Fever)
Red Bank Boogie — Count Basie
Cow Cow Boogie — Ella Mae Morse w/Freddie Slack Orchestra
Bei Mir — Andrews Sisters w/Vic Schoen Orchestra
Don't Sit Under… — "
Begin the Beguine — Artie Shaw
One O'clock Jump — Count Basie
Wham (Rebop Boom Bam) — June Richmond w/Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy
Tippin' In — Erskine Hawkins
Bounce Me, Brother — ANdrews Sisters from 1941 film, Buck Privates
The King — Count Basie
Hold Tight — Andrews Sisters w/Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
In the Mood — Glenn Miller

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy — Andrews Sisters w/Vic Schoen
Opus One — Anita O'Day w/Gene Krupa
Shout and Feel It — Count Basie
Tuxedo Junction — Glenn Miller
Shoo Shoo Baby — AS w/VS
Basie Boogie — Count Basie
Lunceford Special — Jimmie Lunceford
Jersey Bounce — Benny Goodman
Your Red Wagon — Dandridge Sisters w/Jimmie Lunceford
Skyliner — Charlie Barnet
Shiny Stockings — Count Basie
Flaming Sword — Duke Ellington (conga)
Moonlight Serenade — Glenn Miller
Sing, Sing, Sing — Benny Goodman
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