Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque just released a swinging highlights video from our “full-house” April Fool’s Day party at Piano Source‘s performance and dance space. Highlights include band master Artie Shaw’s “Begin the Beguine” and the lively “720 in the Books.”
Have the ability to view YouTube on your TV? Access these videos directly from our YouTube channel “Westside Sound Big Band of Albuquerque.”
The Westside Sound website has collected 800 photographs from the great 1930s to 1950s Big Band Era, including:
- Band leaders, bands, and bandsmen,
- Jazz singers,
- Swing dancers,
- Big-band era posters,
- Early jazz music greats, as well as,
- 50s and 60s jazz stars.
Example swing era photos include:
Take a trip with us through yesteryear, and enjoy these photos as much as we do.
To check out summary displays of the collection on our website, click on this link:
BIG BAND ERA PHOTO COLLECTION
The collection itself is located on the Pinterest photo sharing website. To see the photos, click on this link:
Westside Sound Big Band
Discover some of the greatest photos made during the Big Band Era.