The "Y" graph shown on this page was designed with the help of Chicago Jazz Magazine to further understand the simple complexities of 1930s dance music and why this genre has been overlooked in current big band jazz programs. For more information, give Alan Gresik a call at 708-860-1971. All musical arrangements will be supplied free of charge. Free introductory clinics are available upon request.

For an example of just how effective this music can be with young students, CLICK HERE!

Allow Alan Gresik to take your high school or college big band program on a journey back to the swing era using the same concepts he uses at the Green Mill Lounge where his band, the Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra, has appeared every Thursday since 1998.
Evolution of Jazz and Dance Music