March 17: Casey MacGill Quartet

What a great way to spend Saint Patrick’s Day!

Casey MacGill performs music that swings. Nat “King” Cole Trio meets the Mills Brothers. Fats Waller meets Fats Domino. Slim Galliard meets Fred Astaire. It is American music of many decades and no decade in particular, all happening at the same time, woven into a seamless, beautiful whole. At the core of his sound are his band’s sometimes sweet, sometimes rough-hewn three-part harmony vocals and a piano-ukulele-bass-and-drums rhythm section that swings in a variety of textures.

Expect a lot of great dance music featuring East Coast Swing but also some West Coast, Latin and even a Waltz or two.

Pre-dance lesson: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Guy Caridi and Nancy Fry.

Dance:  8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Cost: $15 general admission payable by cash or check at the door, $10 students under 23 with ID.

Location: Leif Erikson Hall,  2245 N. W. 57th St, Seattle 98107

Parking: Through a cooperative relationship with Banner Bank, immediately east and next door to the Leif, free parking will be available at this dance in the Banner Bank lot. Parking is also available at the Ballard Health Club immediately south of the hall.

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