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SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017 POSTPONED

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC In Hutchison & Slap Happy POSTPONED
SATURDAY August 12th, POSTPONED (new date TBA soon)
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Ian Hutchison

We are very sorry to announce this, but due to circumstances beyond my control, we have had to cancel this date. Swing Remix will be bringing back Ian Hutchison & Slap Happy at a later date this year.

SATURDAY JULY 29, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Ron Sunshine & His Orchestra
DEEJAY Renata
SATURDAYJuly 29th, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Ron Sunshine and His Orchestra

Swing Remix is thrilled to bring back Ron Sunshine for his upteen appearance with us. He'll be backed by his Swingin' Orchestra!

Timeline
Specialty Dance Workshops (at the JCC in Manhattan)

6:30 – Six Count & Beyond Swing Workshop* (Adv Basics and up)
This intensive Six-Count Swing review will cover lots of level two patterns and skills in triple steps to get you closer to your Lindy Hop goals.
Instructors: Spencer Weisbond

7:30 – Syncopations & Musicality | Lindy Workshop (Intermediate Level)
Learn about phrasing of the dance to hit the breaks, add footwork variations to mimic musical elements of the songs and overall improve your connection
Instructor: Carol Fraser

carol fraser


Swing Fling (Carol & Dave) 1st Place


  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC
  • 11:00 Performance by Long Island Swing Syndicate's performance group! Plus Give Aways
  • 12:45AM END

All Ages

Tickets: $16 Advanced Purchase, $18 At Door
*specialty dance workshops extra

One Workshop & Admission - $35 Door, $26 In advance
Both Workshops & Admission - $50 Door, $36 In advance

SATURDAY JUNE 24, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Gunhild Carling & The Swingadelic Big Band
SATURDAY June 24th, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)Gunhild Carling

Swing Remix June 24 and July 29

Gunhild Carling is a Swedish musical sensation with international acclaim. She's an artist of the old breed, combining extraordinary skills on trumpet and trombone with vaudeville stunts. In her playing, she shows heavy influences from Bix and Louie Armstrong as well as Billie Holiday. Gunhild Carling is featured with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox version of 'Never Going to Give You Up' sampling multiple instruments.

Swing Remix is thrilled to present the RETURN of Gunhild Carling for her second appearance with us. She will be backed by the Swingadelic 11 piece Big Band.

Timeline
Specialty Dance Workshops (at the JCC in Manhattan)

6:30 – Harlem Roots  | Swing Workshop (Adv Basics and up) Get your your full body moving and learn some of the iconic roots of the dance.
Instructors: Camille & Partner
(Camille is our 2016 Swing Remix Dance Contest Champion)

Camille and Renata 2016 Swing Remix

7:30 – Solo Jazz Showdown | Swing Workshop (All Levels)
Expand your solo vocabulary and learn new styling with the goal of improving your quality of movement. These Fun moves will compliment the swing music you already love.
Instructors: Stina & Rachel

Rachel Mc Mullinstina dallons

photo of individual dancers by John Abbott © 2015


  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC
  • 11:00 Announcements
    Performance by The Flying Camels
    Give Aways

  • 1:00AM END

All Ages

Tickets: $18 Advanced Purchase (PENDING), $20 At Door (PRICE MAY BE HIGHER)
*specialty dance workshops extra

SATURDAY MAY 13, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Jason Prover & The Sneak Thievery Orchestra
SATURDAY May 13, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Jason Prover and his Sneak Thievery Orchestra

This is an Official BABBLE night and we'll have lots of exciting programming including a dance contest! Jason Prover & The Sneak Thievery Orchestra are making their second appearance at Swing Remix and they are adding to their lineup of musical talent for this very special night! You wont want to miss the fun! Our DJ is Claire Lorman

Timeline
  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 6:30pm Blues & Styling Swing Workshop (Adv Basic +)
    Instructors: Dan Repsch & Shoshi Krieger-Joven
    Shoshi & Dan, both acclaimed competitors in National Blues Scene, will be breaking it down with the core basics, fun rhythms and a style that won't go out of fashion. 
  • 7:30pm Lindy Hop Workshop (Int/ Level) 1 hr (JCC in Manhattan)
    Learn some tricks for mixing your Lindy Hop figures to match the music.  This class will give you secrets to being more musical and leading and following different rhythms.  Must have 8 count, Lindy Hop experience.
    Instructors: Evita Arce
    Evita Arce
    Workshop Details coming soon
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC & SOCIAL DANCING
  • 10:45 Dance Performances, Announcements, Give Aways
  • 11:00 LIVE MUSIC & SOCIAL DANCING
  • 1:00AM END

Tickets: $22 in advance  / $25 Door
*specialty dance workshops extra
One Workshop & Admission - $40 Door, $30 In advance
Both Workshops & Admission - $50 Door, $40 In advance

SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra featuring Laura Windley
SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
DJ: Kate Hedin
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Glenn Crytzers Savoy Seven at Swing Remix

We are pleased to inform you we will be hosting the MAIN EVENT for BAL-WEEK. This is a Premium event and our entertainment will be extraordinary. With the help of BAL-WEEK, we're going to be bringing you a 15 Piece BIG BAND - Glenn Crytzer Orchestra featuring Laura Windley. This will be the largest band we've ever presented at the JCC Manhattan. More info coming soon.

Timeline
  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 6:30pm Balboa Workshop (Adv Basic +)
    This class is designed to teach and reinforce the fundamentals/foundations of pure balboa and bal swing. Instructors: Yurina & Lewi

  • 7:30pm Balboa
    Workshop (Int/ Level) 1 hr (JCC in Manhattan)
    This workshop will show you how to fluidly move between your favorite lindy hop and bal patterns so that you can expand the choices you have open to you within a song. Intermediate (Int in Bal, very comfortable with the swing out in lindy)
    Instructors: Yurina & Lewi
    Workshop Details
  • 7:45 - Beginner Swing Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 - LIVE MUSIC BEGINS plenty of Social Dancing!
  • 9:35 - Dance Performance
  • 10:45 - Rendezvous Dance Contest Finals
  • 11:00 - Raffle and Give Aways!
  • 11:20 - Band Returns - plenty of Social Dancing!
  • 12:45AM - END

  • General Admission - $28 Door / $24 in advance
  • One Workshop & Admission - $45 Door, $35 In advance
  • Both Workshops & Admission - $55 Door, $45 In advance

Tickets: $24 in advance  / $28 Door (pricing has been updated)
*specialty dance workshops extra
One Workshop & Admission - $45 Door, $35 In advance
Both Workshops & Admission - $55 Door, $45 In advance (adm code 320)

SATURDAY April 8, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers
SATURDAY April 8, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers

Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers join us for an encore performance at Swing Remix.

Timeline
  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)

    Timeline
    6:30 – Six Count Substitutes  | Swing Workshop (Adv Basics and up)
    Evita will teach footwork variations to use in place of the basic six count step for Leaders and Followers. Advance-Beginner dancer's just need to know the basic six count step prior to class. You will learn 4 different variations in the hour.
    Instructors: Evita Arce

    Evita Arce

    7:30 – Swing Out Fast | Lindy Workshop (Intermediate Level)
    Nathan will help you with your swing-out and teach you how to enjoy those uptempo tunes. Students must already know the 8-count "swing-out".
    Instructors: Nathan Bugh

    Nathan Bugh Tap Dancer
    Workshop Details

  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC & SOCIAL DANCING
  • 10:45 Dance Performances, Announcements, Give Aways
  • 11:00 LIVE MUSIC & SOCIAL DANCING
  • 1:00AM END

Tickets: $16 in advance  / $18 Door
*specialty dance workshops extra
One Workshop & Admission - $35 Door, $26 In advance (our standard pricing)
Both Workshops & Admission - $45 Door, $36 In advance (our standard pricing) (adm code 170)

SATURDAY MARCH 25, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles
SATURDAY MARCH 25, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles

Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles are a Denver-based vintage jazz band devoted to revitalizing the world of swing. We are featuring this band for the very first time at The Swing Remix dance party. Please join us in welcoming this fabulous unit on March 25th, 2017

This small group style swing band packs a punch of power, personality, and wit into each show, intriguing generations new and old with the beloved charm of big band swing from the 1920s, 30s and 40s. The Pickles bring it all – high energy, quality musicianship, and an authentic big band sound and look that celebrates the unique American spirit of swing…. Read more on our Bands page

Timeline
Specialty Dance Workshops (at the JCC in Manhattan)

6:30 – Turning Inside & Out  | Swing Workshop (Adv Basics and up) Get a refresher on your shuffles and lead/follow technique. Then we'll work the Swing Step, The Yo Yo, and kick it up a notch!
Instructors: Paolo & Alice

Paolo Swing

7:30 –Winning Combos | Lindy Workshop (Intermediate Level)
Learn some of Adrienne and Rafal's favorite moves, put them together with some of our favorite songs, and learn how to play with musicality as you dance. We will teach you a short dance combo that also gives you space to add your own style.
Instructors: Adrienne & Rafal

Adrienne & Rafal Photo John Abbott

  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC
  • 11:00 Announcements, Performances, Give Aways
  • 1:00AM END

All Ages

Tickets: $18 Advanced Purchase, $20 At Door
*specialty dance workshops extra (adm code 190)

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Professor Cunningham & his Old School
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Swing Remix WINTER SEASON 2017

Adrian Cunningham is one of Australia's finest jazz musicians and multi-instrumentalists, with countless club and festival appearances plus a number of highly acclaimed albums. Based in NYC since 2008, Adrian has been playing regularly in the Big Apple, throughout USA and Europe. In 3 short years he has appeared some of NYC's finest clubs- Smalls, Birdland, 55 Bar, Fat Cat, the Apollo Theater, Dizzy's (Lincoln Centre) and even a private event at the hallowed Village Vanguard; with such luminaries as Lew Soloff, Wycliffe Gordon, George Coleman Jr and Bucky Pizzarelli. Adrian has been performing regularly in NYC and internationally with world class trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, which included a performance at the London Jazz festival and a recording in Abbey Road Studios alongside Wess Anderson, Reginald Veal and Herlin Riley.

Timeline
Specialty Dance Workshops (at the JCC in Manhattan)
  • 6:30 — Syncopations and Groovy Moves  | Swing Workshop (Adv Basics and up) Learn how the secrets of swing rhythm can enhance your social dancing.
    Instructors: Nathan Bugh
  • 7:30 — Call and Response variations | Lindy Workshop (All Levels)
    We will use rhythmic variations in your basic shapes to create a conversation with your partner. (must be very comfortable with your Lindy vocabulary).
    Instructors: Michael Jagger
  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC
  • 11:00 Announcements, Performances, Give Aways
  • 1:00AM END

All Ages

$16 Advanced Purchase, $18 At Door
*specialty dance workshops extra (adm code 226)

SATURDAY JANUARY 7, 2017

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Gunhild Carling & The Swingadelic Big Band (10 Piece)
SATURDAY JANUARY 7, 2017 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Gunhild Carling

Gunhild Carling is a Swedish musical sensation with international acclaim. She's an artist of the old breed, combining extraordinary skills on trumpet and trombone with vaudeville stunts. In her playing, she shows heavy influences from Bix and Louie Armstrong as well as Billie Holiday. Gunhild Carling is featured with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox version of 'Never Going to Give You Up' sampling multiple instruments.

Swing Remix is thrilled to feature Gunhild Carling for the very first time on Saturday January 7th, 2017. She will be backed by the phenominal Swingadelic 10 piece Big Band.

Timeline
Specialty Dance Workshops (at the JCC in Manhattan)
  • 6:30 – Fun Patterns & Combining Styles  | Swing Workshop (Adv Basics and up)
    We'll toss out some great patterns and then show how to mix in footwork from the world of Balboa and Boogie Woogie.
    Instructors: Paolo & Special Guest Renata
  • 7:30 – Solo Jazz Showdown | Swing Workshop (All Levels)
    Expand your solo vocabulary and learn new styling with the goal of improving your quality of movement. These Fun moves will compliment the swing music you already love. Concludes with a choreographed sequence incorporating material from the day. All levels welcome, no partner necessary.
    Instructors: Stina & Rachel
  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC
  • 11:00 Announcements, Performances, Give Aways, Dance Challenge (TBA)
  • 1:00AM END

All Ages

$18 Advanced Purchase, $20 At Door
*specialty dance workshops extra

Swing Remix FALL 2016 Calendar

SATURDAY DECEMBER 17, 2016

SWING REMIX Dance Party
LIVE MUSIC Gordon Au & The Grand Street Stompers (Special Edition)
SATURDAY DECEMBER 17, 2016 6:30pm - 1:00am
The JCC MANHATTAN 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St NYC)

Glenn Crytzers Savoy Seven at Swing Remix

DANCE CONTEST where we CROWN The SWING REMIX Lindy Champions of 2016. WINNERS receive over $1,000 in CASH and PRIZES.
Prizes include Gift Certificates to Local Restaurants, Dance Fashions, Special Events and 6 months of FREE entry to the Swing Remix. Click Here for DETAILS

Timeline
Specialty Dance Workshops (at the JCC in Manhattan)
  • 6:30 – Title TBA | Swing Workshop (Adv Basics & Up)
    Instructors: pending
  • 7:30 – Title TBA | Lindy Hop Workshop (Intermediate)
    Instructors: Nathan & Gaby
  • 7:30 General Admission Doors Open
  • 7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
  • 8:30 LIVE MUSIC
  • 10:30 ROUND ONE DANCE CONTEST
  • 11:00 Announcements, Give Aways
  • 11:15 FINAL ROUND DANCE CONTEST
  • 1:00AM END

All Ages

$16 early bird, $18 after DEC 1st, $20 Door
*specialty dance workshops extra

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About Swing Remix

Swing Remix is a Social Dance spectacular featuring the hottest swing bands, styling DJs, Performances, all in wonderful locations that provide ample space. Whether you come for the dancing, the music, the vintage film clips, the fashion collectibles, you're bound to enjoy. Our events are held at various spectacular locations in and around Manhattan.

We also appreciate all of our past and present supporters. Please visit our contact page for that list.

Swing Remix is produced by Jumpin Entertainment, Spencer Weisbond and the JCC of Manhattan.