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(Verdi Club) 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, California 94110
NIRAV SANGHANI'S PACIFIC SIX:
Led by longtime musician and swing dancer Nirav Sanghani, Nirav Sanghani's Pacific Six plays tight arrangements of early jazz and swing tunes for dancers and more. Their repertoire includes transcriptions of small group swing recordings by Benny Goodman, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, and Coleman Hawkins, alongside adaptations of big band numbers from Chick Webb and Count Basie.
FEATURING JOSH COLLAZO:
Josh Collazo is a Los Angeles-based drummer who specializes in playing 1930's/40's jazz and swing. In addition to drumming, Josh has been writing and arranging original jazz compositions for his own group, the Candy Jacket Jazz Band, which just released a new album of traditional jazz & swing music in 2017.
THE WOODCHOPPER'S BALL:
The Woodchopper's Ball, named after the classic 1939 swing tune by the Woody Herman Orchestra (and their biggest hit!), is a weekly Tuesday swing dance event held at the beautiful historic Verdi Club in San Francisco.
* LIVE MUSIC DANCE PARTY, 9:00-11:30pm, with a different band each week! $10 admission (monthly class students FREE), all ages. Includes a drop-in Basic Swing Dance lesson (9:00-9:15pm), perfect for complete beginners (no partner required)!
* 2,500-SQ-FT DANCE FLOOR: Large, beautiful, hardwood dance floor with plenty of room to swing out!
* FULL BAR & LOUNGE, 7:30pm-closing (21+ only)! Enjoy a classic cocktail in the swanky, newly renovated lounge!
* APRIL Beginning and Intermediate LINDY HOP and BALBOA monthly class series continue tonight, 7:00-9:00pm. Single Monthly Class drop-in: $20/person/week, all ages. Enrollment includes Dance Parties!
6:30pm: Doors Open
7:00-8:00pm: Monthly Int Lindy Hop & Int Balboa Classes
7:30pm-closing: Full Bar Open (21+ only)
8:00-9:00pm: Monthly Beg Lindy Hop & Beg Balboa Classes
9:00-9:15pm: Drop-In Basic Swing Dance Lesson
9:00-11:30pm: Live Music Dance Party