Sit back, relax and enjoy the show as you travel through movie history with some of the best-loved songs of the silver screen. Featuring Vivacity’s starlit vocalist Krissy Vavrek along with Heather Thorn – xylophone, Dave MacKenzie – reeds and flute, Greg Zabel – bass and Per Danielsson – piano. Vivacity presents: Songs of the Silver Screen Tickets in Winter Park, FL, United States (ticketleap.com)
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CD Release – Jazz Music & A Swinging Band!
Heather Thorn and Vivacity are excited to announce the upcoming release of their new album. Inspired by the band’s performance in the International Festival of Jazz in Brazil, this album is a snapshot in the life of the artist, Heather Thorn. Surrounded by the music, friends, family, and band members she loves, it seemed only fitting to title the album “Taking a Chance On Love.” Boasting marvelous musicians including Heather…
Themes for a Corporate Event
After you’ve sorted out the company’s budget for the event, now for the fun part. For some, they may find themselves overwhelmed by the details. Often choosing a theme will help streamline those ideas. You may take into consideration other themes the company has done at past events as well as themes that many people can and will participate in. Below are some popular themes we have seen at events….
I Love Jazz Festival – Brazil
The Vivacity band has just returned from the I Love Jazz Festival in Belo Horizonte, Brazil where they performed for an appreciative audience of 5,000 Jazz listeners, Swing and Lindy Hop dancers! They are still raving about what a wonderful weekend of music that was enjoyed there! Heather Thorn and Vivacity were the headline act for the Saturday evening performance playing classic Jazz and Swing tunes like Five Foot Two Eyes…
Swing Dancing Fun Facts
Swing dancing emerged in the 1920s when household radios allowed Jazz to sweep the nation also known as “The Jazz Age.” The dance the Lindy Hop was named after the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh or “Lucky Lindy” known for his transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. Many people use the terms Jitterbug, Lindy Hop and Swing Dancing interchangeably although many seasoned dancers consider Swing Dance to be the genre…