IN MEMORY OF NORMA MILLER

December 2, 1919 – Sunday, May 5, 2019

LINDY HOP LEGEND NORMA MILLER “QUEEN OF SWING” DIES, AT AGE 99 – Press Release

NORMA MILLER

“The Queen of Swing”

Life-long Artist-in-Resident

The Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp offers the distinct and exceptional honor of experiencing our Life-long Artist-in-Resident, the “Queen of Swing”, Norma Miller. A living legend, she is the last surviving member of the professional swing dance group, Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers. Read Bio

 

2019 LOUIS “SATCHMO” ARMSTRONG SUMMER JAZZ CAMP

25 Years of Service to Children

June 24 – July 12, 2019

Our 2019 Artists-In-Residence

STEVE TURRE

One of the world’s preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre, has consistently won both the Readers’ and Critics’ polls in JazzTimes, Downbeat, and Jazziz for Best Trombone and for Best Miscellaneous Instrumentalist (shells). Turre was born to Mexican-American parents and grew up in the San Francisco Bay area where he absorbed daily doses of mariachi, blues and jazz. While attending Sacramento State University, he joined the Escovedo Brothers salsa band, which began his career-long involvement with that genre. Read More