Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Swing Kids: jazz culture reaches from Harlem to Hamburg

"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing," is a notable lyric from Duke Ellington in 1931. The melody, used as a signal whistle by the swing kids, is widely known.

cerebrally - having to do with the brain and thought processes.
visceral- felt in or as if in the internal organs of the body : deep. Not intellectual : instinctive, unreasoning.

dissenters - protestors or those who express disagreement.

Swing Kid trivia quiz.

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Quiz! Please see below.