October 1, 2016
Beloved teacher, dancer,
choreographer, Tony award winner,
The Ambassador of Lindy Hop.
None of us would be dancing
Learn about Frankie with this special
audio/visual presentation and Q&A with
special guest, Judy Pritchett, Frankie's
long-time companion and owner of
SCROLL THROUGH OUR PHOTO ALBUM
|WE BROUGHT FRANKIE HERE IN 2006!
Workshop, Dance, Stories! Check it out Below!
|FRANKIE LEADS HIS SHIM SHAM!
|Chester, Cynthia Millman (who co-authored
Frankie's memoir, the AMBASSADOR OF
LINDY HOP), Linda & Frankie
|Frankie's stories and video presentation.
Frankie Memorial Dedication at Woodlawn with the Jazz
Greats. On left: Linda & Cynthia Millman, who worked with
Frankie on his book The Ambassador of Lindy Hop. Below
from left: Judy Pritchett, Chazz Young (Frankie's son) and Erin
Stevens (the lindy hopper responsible for bringing finding
Frankie and asking him to teach her and Steven Mitchell to
dance, which lead to the the world-wide resurgence...and the
reason why all of us swing dance today.) Ryan Francios, Norma
Miller and Dawn Hampton
pictured below, keep scrolling.
|Norma Miller on left and Dawn Hampton (whom
many of you saw when we brought her here in
2009) on the right. Man all the way in the back
behind guy with hat is Larry Schultz who brought
Frankie to teach at Sandra Cameron Dance Studios
in the 1980's. Below is Ryan Francios, the
choreographer of the Jitterbug Stroll.
|Linda and Chester at the plaque
where the Savoy Ballroom in
Harlem once stood.
May 26, 1914 - April 27, 2009
|A lifetime of dancing and
maybe you too can have
a body like this at nearly