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Music historian Jack Craig to present “The Story of Swing: Crooners Emerge”
October 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 16 | 3:00 P.M.
Music historian Jack Craig to present “The Story of Swing: Crooners Emerge”. From 1910 through the 1950s, dance bands made a vast impression on American culture. Craig will discuss how band leaders developed their own themes and signature songs, and how singers like Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Ina Ray Hutton, The Dorseys, Dick Haymes, Louis Prima, Bob Eberly and Helen Ward emerged as superstars.