GoFundMe for Norma Miller’s Headstone

We are getting ready to mark Norma Miller’s 100th birthday on Monday! As a celebration of her life and legacy, we’ve started a GoFundMe campaign to raise the remaining funds needed to purchase a memorial headstone worthy of a “Queen of Swing” to mark her burial place among the jazz greats at Woodlawn Cemetery. CLICK […]

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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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Frankie Manning on Broadway

Just a few years after Frankie Manning retired from the Post Office, when the momentum of the swing dance revival was just starting to build, he was approached by two Broadway producers who were bringing the Paris production of “Black and Blue” to Broadway. They had heard that Frankie was an original dancer of the Harlem […]

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