About this minute

Snakeships Swing by Ken "Snakeships" Johnson & The West Indian Orchestra
Ken “Snakeships” Johnson
Black Music Collection

Black Music Collection #1

This minute comes from a piece called Snakeships Swing by swing band leader and dancer Ken “Snakeships” Johnson. Kenrick Reginald Hijmans Johnson was born on the 10th of September 1914.     Swing music is a form of jazz that developed in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s. The name came from the way the music was usually...
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