Tag : Brooklyn Swings

2019 Gotham Jazz Festival Sunday, April 28th The Players Club 16 Gramercy Park South (btw Park Ave and Irving Place on 20th Street) 12pm – 1am   Join us for our 3rd annual festival for 13 hours of dancing, lounging, n’ listening to over a dozen of NYC’s best hot jazz, swing, & blues bands (over 100 musicians) at the stunning & exclusive private club from the Gilded Age, The Players! Following last year’s sold-out festival, Prohibition Productions and New York Hot Jazz Camp have teamed up again. The Festival is 13hrs long and divided into two halves. You may purchase tickets for each half separately or get a day pass. DRESS CODE – Proper attire requested – Retro Chic, Vintage, Suits, cocktail attire, or biz casual… think Boardwalk Empire, Gatsby, Mad Men. No shorts, t-shirts, torn/tattered jeans, workout or warm-up attire, fitness/athletic shoes, and ball/casual caps. SCHEDULE FIRST HALF (12:00 to 5:30pm) THE BALLROOM * 12:30 to 2:30 – NYHJC Ensembles * 2:55 to 3:55pm – Queen Esther – vaudeville blues from Alberta Hunter * 4:15 to 5:30pm – NYHJC Faculty All Stars – with Rebecca Kilgore, Evan Christopher, Nicki Parrott, Jon-Erik Kellso, Dion Tucker, Dalton Ridenhour, Justin Poindexter, Rob Garcia, Bria Skonberg, and Molly Ryan. THE LIBRARY * 12:30 to 1:30pm – The Hot Toddies – w/special guests Gordon Webster & Hannah Gill * 2:15 to 3:30pm – The Anderson Twins * 4:00 to 5:15pm – Ben Paterson Trio (Winner of the Ellis Marsalis Piano Competition) KINSTLER ROOM * 12:00 to 12:40 – Jesse Gelber * 2:30 to 3:30 – NYHJC Vocalists * 3:45 to […]

Friday Swing Dance at Brooklyn Swings September 21st at 7pm – 10pm $15 (cash only) Trinity Grace Church 231 Ainslie Street (upstairs!) Featuring music from Queen Esther and her trio! This is BROOKLYN’S ONLY weekly swing dance! This is a space to Practice & Play & ask questions along the way. There will be a teacher on call to ask questions to and a mix of Lindy Hop and Charleston and Balboa music playing. Fridays Swing will now have Weekly Community Events 1st Friday: Movie Night 2nd Friday: Pizza Night 3rd Friday: Coffee Night 4th Friday: Cookie Night 5th Friday (Rare!): Pot Luck Brooklyn Swings is a great chill place to learn how to swing dance. Swing dance is a Black American Folk Dance that started in Harlem, NY and is danced all over the world today.We offer Level I & Level II series every MONDAY,   TUESDAY and in TWO locations in Brooklyn! Plus a weekly dance on FRIDAYS. Come enjoy the the music, dance, history, people and the international community at large. Find out more at: BrooklynSwings.com