Calling all Lindy Hoppers – Honoring Norma Miller

It’s time to rally in honor of Norma Miller, The Queen of Swing! The Frankie Manning Foundation is raising money for Norma Miller’s headstone and gravesite maintenance. Help make possible a headstone worthy of the Queen of Swing to mark her final resting place at Woodlawn Cemetery’s famous Jazz Corner. ➡️ DONATE NOW TO HONOR […]

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Commemorate Norma Miller, the Queen of Swing!

The Frankie Manning Foundation is raising money for Norma Miller’s headstone and gravesite maintenance. Help make possible a headstone worthy of the Queen of Swing to mark her final resting place at Woodlawn Cemetery’s famous Jazz Corner. We have a new donation system We are happy to announce an upgraded system for making donations. Please […]

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Norma Miller – Italiano

Norma Miller, la mitica “Regina dello Swing” ha bisogno del nostro aiuto: nei giorni scorsi le è stata diagnosticata un’insufficienza cardiaca congestizia e ora ha necessità di rimanere a casa per raccogliere le forze e riprendere a swingare! Norma Miller è determinata a stare con noi tutti per festeggiare il suo 100° compleanno il 2 […]

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Announcing a Chinese Translation of Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop!!

I share this information with great excitement: A Chinese translation of Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop is underway!  The project has been in the planning stages since November 2016, and is coming to fruition thanks to the vision and persistence of Zeng Weiming (dance teacher, co-organizer of Swing Beijing, owner of Cats Corner Beijing), Nancy Qin […]

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2018 FRANKIE MANNING AMBASSADOR: KEVIN HARRIS, DALLAS, TEXAS

Introducing Herrang 2018 Ambassador #5, Kevin Harris In Bob Crease’s Profile of Frankie Manning, featured HERE, he quotes Frankie on learning Lindy hop in Harlem, back in the day: So, too, with the Frankie Manning Foundation Ambassador program. Our Ambassadors and hopefuls are first exposed to social swing dancing events and classes in their local […]

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The Board of Advisors of the Frankie Manning Foundation welcomes Tena Morales-Armstrong!

The Frankie Manning Foundation Board of Advisors is thrilled to welcome Tena Morales-Armstrong as the newest member of the board. Tena Morales-Armstrong is a dedicated promoter and producer of several national dance events. She is currently co-producer of the International Lindy Hop Championships, Lindyfest, the Houston Jazz Dance Festival and International Swing Dance Championships. In […]

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