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Swing Stars: Read about the history of lindy hop!

KL Swing have produced an amazing resource documenting key dancers and musicians in Lindy hop history including Dawn Hampton, Shorty George, Count Basie and more!  To take a look at the project ‘Swing Era Heroes Poster Series’, click here!   Research by: Chin Lijin, Patience Chen & Jordan Saw Editing & Design by: Ming Pang About the project: […]

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Norma Miller on BBC Breakfast

In February 2015 Norma Miller joined BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin and Bill Turnbull to talk about “the beat”, Harlem and what makes a good dancer. Catch up on all the action here.

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Reflections on Norma Miller’s tour

Scott’s reflections on Norma Miller’s London tour What an incredible two days. I want to just thank a few people and thank you all for supporting this unique opportunity. I personally will never forget these last 48 hours and have so many great memories and anecdotes about all the stories Norma shared. Thanks to: Marco […]

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Frankie’s Performance Troupes

CARLY ROBB I get to give you all a brief overview of the performance troupes that Frankie was involved with, in particular Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, and some of the work that the group did in Hollywood.  Some of the material on the web is a little contradictory, and dates can be hard to come by, […]