Tag: swing

16
Mar

Feeling Good – The Swing Factory

Here it is! The Swing Factory performing Feeling Good, a version of the original Michael Bublé theme! Anna Jané as singer, Guillem Boltó at the trombone, Oriol López at the piano, Jordi Donadéu at the bass and Guillem Ruiz at the drums! Watch the video here:

16
Mar

The Wine Song – The Swing Factory

Don’t you know? In this video, The Swing Factory, the music group where Oriol López performs as pianist, plays The Wine Song, from The Cat Empire. Amazing performance, with Guillem Boltó as singer. This recording is from a concert on 15 february, at Terrassa (Barcelona). Don’t miss it out!

26
Feb

One about Swing: Glenn Miller

Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known big bands. Miller’s notable recordings include “In the Mood”, “Moonlight Serenade”, “Pennsylvania 6-5000”, “Chattanooga Choo Choo”, “A String of Pearls”, “At Last”, “(I’ve Got a Gal In)

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11
Feb

Swing music: when, where?

Swing music, or simply Swing, is a form of American music that developed in the early 1930s and became a distinctive style by 1940. Swing uses a strong rhythm section of double bass and drums as the anchor for a lead section of brass instruments such as trumpets and trombones, woodwinds including saxophones and clarinets, and sometimes stringed instruments such

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