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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Frankie Manning and Camino de Swingtiago

There was a time, back in the 90’s, when regional and stylistic differences in Lindy hop were front and center, and even the cause of dispute.  During this period the term “Smooth Style Lindy” emerged, to differentiate itself from the Savoy Style of Lindy hop of Frankie Manning and other Savoy Ballroom graduates. Frankie Manning […]

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Preparing for May… Frankie Month 2019

Spring is in the air and we are approaching the month of May… which means Frankie Month! Frankie Manning’s birthday is  May 26th and we’ll be using the entire month of May to honor Frankie’s contributions to lindy hop and his positive spirit. Every May, celebrate Frankie Month in your home town:  Tell people about Frankie […]

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