It's the music that makes you want to move and groove on the floor with a partner. Recognizing an exciting song will drive you forward, ready to get creative. Listening to swing music will increase your enjoyment immensely and help your dancing!
You can listen to free swing music online
via players and web radio — are you kidding? How awesome is that! Many new PCs and handhelds come with media players. You may need to download a browser plug-in or specific media player for some music but that's a good thing because it will give you a cool new music player for tasty audio candy!
Here's a few to get started. This is just a small sampling, you can find many more by
searching online. Do it — have an audio adventure!
swingfm.rad.io — Swing music from France. They know their music! Plenty of great swing numbers we play at our dances. Roots of swing were interwined with gospel so sometimes you'll hear it also.
Yehoodi radio — Started by dancers from NYC. Now features DJ's from around the country. Check out Jessie Minor and the rest of the gang for great stuff that just keeps swingin'. Live 365 player displays song title, artist, song length.
jazzradioclassic.rad.io — Traditional jazz 20's style. Lots of inspiration for Balbao and Charleston, this is the roots of swing. They could play to beat the band back then, hear the instruments more clearly now than was ever heard back then. The talent is incredible!
JAZZRADIO.com - Classic Jazz
Live365.com — More than 50 Swing stations. Sample and see what you like. Live 365 player displays song title, artist, song length.