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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Profile 4: Frankie Manning

The Frankie Manning Foundation is delighted to make these lively and informative articles by Bob Crease accessible to dancers everywhere. We’ll be publishing one profile a week throughout #FrankieMonth 2018, and will continue until they are all uploaded. For more information about this series, click here. Enjoy! Click here: 4Profiles_Frankie Manning Click here to browse the […]

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Profile 3: Al Leagins

The Frankie Manning Foundation is delighted to make these lively and informative articles by Bob Crease accessible to dancers everywhere. We’ll be publishing one profile a week throughout #FrankieMonth 2018, and will continue until they are all uploaded. For more information about this series, click here. Enjoy! Click here: 3Profiles_Al Leagins       Click here to […]

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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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Profile 2: George Lloyd

The Frankie Manning Foundation is delighted to make these lively and informative articles by Bob Crease accessible to dancers everywhere. We’ll be publishing one profile a week throughout #FrankieMonth 2018, and will continue until they are all uploaded. For more information about this series, click here. Enjoy! Click here: 2Profiles_George Lloyd   Click here to browse […]

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Profile 1: Norma Miller

The Frankie Manning Foundation is delighted to make these lively and informative articles by Bob Crease accessible to dancers everywhere. We’ll be publishing one profile a week throughout #FrankieMonth 2018, and will continue until they are all uploaded. For more information about this series, click here. Enjoy! Click here: 1Profiles_Norma Miller           […]

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Bob Crease Shares Profiles of Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers

The Frankie Manning Foundation is delighted to make these lively and informative articles accessible to dancers everywhere. We’ll be publishing one profile a week throughout #FrankieMonth 2018, and will continue until they are all uploaded. Enjoy! Treasure Trove! Bob Crease Shares Profiles of Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers Robert P. Crease, swing dance researcher, university professor, and prolific […]

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2018 Frankie Manning Ambassadors: Breonna Jordan & Darold Alexander

Rising stars in New Orleans, a great city for music and dance, Breonna Jordan and Darold Alexander teach and perform regularly at Bamboula’s. They were our first Ambassadors to attend New Orleans Swing Dance Festival and Lindy Focus. They will be our first Herrang Ambassadors from the “deep South” of the US, coming Weeks 2, […]

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