Playing tracks by
Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra, Bunk Johnson, John Kirby, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra and more.
Latin jazz from the swing era
Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
Photo: Patrons dine and dance to Ecita (with maracas in the air) and her orchestra in the Stork Club dining room in 1944.
More about that club: http://untappedcities.com/2014/07/10/vintage-nyc-photography-the-swanky-stork-club-where-hemingway-the-vanderbilts-and-the-kennedys-hobnobbed/
(8tracks, April 3, 2015)