big band dance

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  • This type of music is known as big band dance music.
  • There were two categories of live music on the radio: concert music and big band dance music.
  • It now had to compete with jazz, swing and big band dance music.
  • The orchestra provided big band dance music, to a region of the country, where live performances of the genre were otherwise unavailable.
  • Music hall entertainment continued after the war, but became less popular due to upcoming Jazz, Swing, and Big Band dance music acts.
  • As band manager Steve Hollis observes that big band dance music is failing to draw audiences any longer, he comes across a new sound that piques his interest.
  • The southwest in general, and Dallas in particular, remained a viable market for big band dance music long after the Great American Songbook faded away in most areas of the country.
  • Frankie and Benny often joined in the girls' escapades, escorting them around town and engaging in periodic jitterbug and big band dance sessions.
  • The term swing, meaning big band dance music, wasn't used until after the 1932 hit "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)".
  • The Carousel Ballroom, a former big band dance palace, was for a few brief, glorious months in 1968 operated by a collective formed by the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Big Brother and the Holding Company, a social/musical laboratory experiment.
  • One reviewer rated it as the "Album of the Month" for April 1960, calling it a "sparkling debut" with "a new, refreshing blend of music of the East and West, big band dance arrangements spiced with exotic instrumental sounds of the orient."