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  Survey: Who Should Lindy Focus Transcribe Next?

Michael Gamble shared out a survey to ask the worldwide lindy hop community: which big band leader should Lindy Focus have transcribed next? The survey closes TOMORROW, February 28. So get those responses in now. Survey link. From the Facebook announcement: Itís time, people. Are you…

3 SwingNation 81: Combatting Sexual Assault & Rape Culture

SwingNation 81: Combatting Sexual Assault & Rape Culture Watch this important episode of SwingNation, where Spuds and Zuckerpunch talk about recent reports of sexual assault in the scene, and what we can all do to combat rape culture. TRIGGER WARNING: This video includes images of Max Pitruzella and Steven Mitchell.

  George Gee Featured on Travel Channel "Cool Jobs"

George Gee Featured on Travel Channel Check out this sweet video of our friend George Gee talking about his job as a swing big band leader on the Travel Channel website. "To be a big band leader, you have to have a warm personality to connect with the audience and the band. I'm really inspired by Cab Calloway, whose wild persona…

  Watch the 10th Anniversary ILHC Promo Video

Watch the 10th Anniversary ILHC Promo Video The 10th International Lindy Hop Championships is August 24th-27th, 2017 in Washington, DC. Congratulations on ten years of highlighting excellence and achievement in lindy hop. Watch this fun promo video and start planning your travel in August. Looks like a fantastic event this year. Video…

  Lilieblue's Tribute to Dawn Hampton the DJ

Lilieblue's Tribute to Dawn Hampton the DJ Yehoodi's own Heather Flock (aka Lilieblue), shared a beautiful remembrance of Dawn Hampton at the Golden Tribute to her on Saturday. Dawn became part of the regular team of DJ's at the Frim Fram Jam on Thursdays, thanks to support from Heather and others. Heather shares to story of how that…

  Watch Video from the Dawn Hampton Celebration Concert

Watch Video from the Dawn Hampton Celebration Concert This weekend we helped to live stream the Dawn Hampton celebration in New York City. While the video quality and production values aren't the best, it turned out pretty great, mostly due to the outstanding music performed by the George Gee and Ron Sunshine Orchestras. You can watch the…

  ICYMI: Dawn Hampton Dancing to "Splanky" Master-mix

ICYMI: Dawn Hampton Dancing to In case you missed it, watch this master-mix of Dawn Hampton dancing (with John Dokes) to "Splanky." So so amazing. We miss you, Dawn! From SwingNation #78.

  Lindy Focus Crowdfunding Another Transcription Project

Lindy Focus Crowdfunding Another Transcription Project Did you support the Chick Webb transcription project last year? Well Lindy Focus is doing it again. But who will they transcribe this time? You can help decide! Later this spring, Lindy Focus will conduct a survey to determine the focus of their 2017 crowdfunding campaign, according to…

  Livestreams from Dawn Hampton Celebration This Saturday!

Livestreams from Dawn Hampton Celebration This Saturday! We are excited to announce that we are working with the organizers of the Dawn Hampton Celebration this Saturday to live stream from the festivities. So even if you can not make it to New York City, you can participate. There will be two live streams, one from the "Golden Tribute"…

  Jazz for Justice: Swing Album to Benefit the ACLU

Jazz for Justice: Swing Album to Benefit the ACLU If you would like to support civil rights AND you love lindy hop, have we got a deal for you. That New Old Sound is a collection of music from some of the most prominent artists on the American Vintage Jazz scene today. It includes swing, hot jazz, New Orleans jazz, and ragtime. All proceeds…

1 Max Pitruzzella Accused of Sexual Assault by 5 Women

Ruth Evelyn, a Boston-based lindy dancer and instructor, posted to her Facebook wall a couple of days ago a very disturbing account of sexual assault by French lindy hopper Max Angelo Hurtado Pitruzella. You can read all of her harrowing account here (WARNING: description of sexual assault.)…

  Rare Video: Louis Armstrong in Recording Session

Rare Video: Louis Armstrong in Recording Session Watch this extremely rare footage of Louis Armstrong recording his 1959 album, "Satchmo Plays King Oliver". According to the Louis Armstrong House and Museum, this is the only known footage of Satchmo in the studio recording an album! It shows Louis Armstrong and the All Stars (Trummy Young…

  More Details about Celebration of Dawn Hampton Feb 11

More Details about Celebration of Dawn Hampton Feb 11 The organizers have shared more information about what looks like a beautiful celebration of the life of singer, musician, dancer and all around diva Miss Dawn Hampton. Here's what's on the schedule for the February 11th event in New York City: 4pm: A Golden Tribute featuring never before…

  Message from Michael & Jaya: Decorate Time & Space with Art

Page one of the program for the Lindy Focus 2016 swing festival is a welcome letter from the organizers Michael and Jaya to the participants. Most people I'm sure skipped right through it to get to the schedule and other logistical information. That would be a mistake. I was reading it on…

  Come to a Celebration of Dawn Hampton February 11 in NYC

Come to a Celebration of Dawn Hampton February 11 in NYC As you know, on of the biggest losses to the lindy hop community was the passing of Dawn Hampton. We received updated info on the celebration of our beloved Dawn's life on February 11, from the organizers. If you are anywhere near the area, or can get there, we strongly encourage you to…

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