Dance Asheville

Sparrow & Her Wingmen

Tuesday, Jul 18 @ 7:00pm

Swing Asheville Dance


With a wide repertoire ranging from gypsy jazz to early ragtime pop to New Orleans blues, Sparrow & her Wingmen play gems from every era of early jazz, featuring Sparrow Pants on vocals & accordion, Keith J. Smith on guitar, Je Widenhouse on cornet, JP Furnas on Trombone, and Craig Sandberg on the upright bass. The Wingmen were formed by dancers Sparrow & Keith, with a goal of playing great dance music inspired by the folk roots of jazz, with an emphasis on improvisation, creative arrangements, and having a blast. Intermediate class at 7pm and beginner class at 8pm. Class $10/$8 Swing Asheville members. Dance runs from 9-11pm, followed by late night blues dancing til the venue closes ($2).

Event's Genre:
· blues · dance · folk · gypsy · jazz · local · new orleans · old time · ragtime · roots · swing · vocal

THE BLOCK off biltmore
39 S. Market St.
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tags: accordion, balkan, blues, dance, downtown, folk, gypsy, jazz, local, new orleans, oldtime, ragtime, roots, swing, vocal, world
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