One Girl and Two Boys
One of the signature tracks from our first album Durham on Saturday Night is the song One Girl and Two Boys, a classic tune performed originally by NC native Kay Kyser’s orchestra in the 1944 film Swing Fever. We love songs that tell a story, and so do dancers – it’s fun to see how people will put their own spin on this tale of a love triangle, so here are a few interpretations through dance choreography using MJJB’s recording of this song:
One of our favorite chorus girl troupes, New York City’s The Bathtub Ginnys:
A “Dance Wars Spectacular” with dancers Lisa Pearson, Dave Saylors, and Craig Johnston in the signature roles:
And, finally, the winner of the 2013 Jazz Dance Film Fest (and unofficially our first music video), spearheaded by and starring Seattle dancer Jennifer Lee:
Posted on June 18, 2018, in Videos and tagged 1940's, 1943, 1944, big band, choreography, chorus girl, Dance Wars Spectacular, dancing, Durham on Saturday Night, jazz band, jazz dance, Jazz Dance Film Fest, jazz orchestra, Jennifer Lee, Kay Kyser, little big band, love triangle, NC, North Carolina, One Girl and Two Boys, Seattle, swing band, swing dance, swing dancing, Swing Fever, The Bathtub Ginnys, vintage jazz. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.