Swing is a studio album released by The Manhattan Transfer in 1997 on the Atlantic Records label. This album is a collection of 1930's and 1940s swing music with The Manhattan Transfer's jazz twist.
||Stomp of King Porter
||Jelly Roll Morton, Jon Hendricks
||Sing a Study in Brown
||Count Basie, Larry Clinton, Jon Hendricks
||Sing Moten's Swing
||Jon Hendricks, Buster Moten, Bennie Moten
||Al Feldman, Ella Fitzgerald.
||I Know Why (And So Do You)
||Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
||Sing You Sinners
||Sam Coslow, W. Frank Harling
||Ben Oakland, Milton Drake
||Down South Camp Meetin'
||Fletcher Henderson, Jon Hendricks, Irving Mills
||Edgar Battle, Eddie Durham
||Django Reinhardt, Jon Hendricks
||It's Good Enough to Keep (Air Mail Special)
||Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Alan Paul
||Choo Choo Ch'Boogie [live]
||Denver Darling, Milt Gabler, Vaughn Horton
- Ricky Skaggs is featured on Skyliner and It's Good Enough To Keep.
- Mark O'Connor is featured on I Know Why, It's Good Enough To Keep, and Choo Choo Ch' Boogie.
The cover art for Swing comes from a matchbook cover advertising "Hollywood's Jitterbug House" which was located at 875 North Vine Street in Hollywood. This venue featured Louis Prima and his band.
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