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Arrangement: Jazz Ensemble Instruments: Drum Kit, Electric Guitar, Trombone, Double Bass Vocal Mix: Instrumental Language:
Extended Keywords: Louis Armstrong shared a different version of the history of swing during a nationwide broadcast of the Bing Crosby (radio) Show  Crosby said, "We have as our guest the master of swing and I'm going to get him to tell you what swing music is." He asked Louis to explain it. Louis said, "Ah, swing, well, we used to call it ragtime, then blues–then jazz. Now, it's swing. White folks yo'all sho is a mess. Swing! Swing is musical freedom captured by the first blues men and played by musicians with real feel Benny Goodman called himself the King of Swing, the only thing he ever felt was his wallet, but he did have the king of swing work for him, they called him Lionel Hampton. Nobodies ever swung like Hampton. The difference between rock and roll and swing? You teach rock and roll in the class room you learn swing music in the blues. You don't learn the blues in any classroom and that's the secret of the crossroads. Don't ask to learn the Blues.