Scott’s Reflections on Frankie Manning

Scott recorded his reflections on Frankie Manning for the Frankie 100 celebrations held in New York in May 2014. Watch it below:

 

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The life and times of Frankie Manning

Swing dancer extraordinaire Frankie Manning was a leading dancer at Harlem’s legendary Savoy Ballroom where in the mid-1930s, he revolutionised the course of the lindy hop with his innovations, including the air step. As a featured dancer and chief choreographer for the spectacular Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, he performed in numerous films (including Hellzapoppin’ (1941)), and […]