Wednesday, October 3, 2012

- Swing Ann Arbor !!! -


This Week's Wednesday Dance Info

Date: October 3rd 2012
  7-8 - Beginner Lindy Hop Series - Class 4 of 4* - with Jeff & Sara
  8-9 - FREE Crash Course In 6-Count Swing - with Jeff & Sara
  9-11 - Solomon Douglas Quartet Feat. Alison Dreyfuss
      Special Performances by Erin Morris & Her Ragdolls
  11-12:30 - Late Night at Silvio's Pizza - with DJ Jeff (FREE)

Location: Michigan Union Ballroom, then Silvio's
*Beginner series in Mason Hall 3356

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  • THIS Wednesday, October 3rd.
    Solomon Douglas Quartet, Feat. Alison Dreyfuss, LIVE
    Solomon Douglas is a jazz pianist and bandleader, whose various bands have played at more than fifty exchanges, camps, workshops, and other events in North America, Asia, and Australia in the past ten years. His experience as a swing dancer and dance instructor gives him an understanding unique among musicians of the music that swing dancers and blues dancers like to dance to!

    His influences as a pianist include Erroll Garner, Oscar Peterson, Gene Harris, Count Basie, and Thelonious Monk. His small groups (such as the Solomon Douglas Trio) play a mixture of musical styles including blues, old-school swing, and groovy mainstream swinging jazz with tinges of bop and soul-jazz.

    Alison Dreyfuss is a young vocalist from New Hampshire who has been making a big splash in the swing dance world over the past year. She has recently performed for swing dance and blues dance events in and New York, Boston, DC, Seattle, and Portland (Oregon). Her unique voice and her delightful sense of phrasing will remind some listeners of Billie Holiday and Blossom Dearie, without sounding like an imitation of anyone.

    For more info, check out the facebook event page here.
  • October 2012 SAA classes.
    Series Start Next Week

    Monday Night Series (October 8, 15, 22, 29)
    Wednesday Night Series (October 10, 17, 24, 31)
    To register in advance, contact Sara at
    See the classes page for more info.
  • SAA 2012/2013 Memberships Now Available.

    For just $20 ($15 for students) you can purchase a membership good through August 2013. By being a member, you save $1 on each dance, $5 on each series, $2 on t-shirts, and so much more!

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