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An Interstate Swing Band Rivalry in Detroit

SOURCE: Published: 2008-02-16
Paul King and The Rhythm Society Orchestra DETROIT - What happens when you put two of the country's best big bands and 500 dancers, many in vintage attire, in Michigan's finest dance hall? The Battle of the Bands IV, Detroit's fourth swing band competition since World War II, will take place on February 23, 2008, featuring Paul King & the Rhythm Society Orchestra (PK&RSO) competing with The Boilermaker Jazz Band (BMJB). The dance will be held in the Masonic Temple's Crystal Ballroom , which boasts a 5,000 square-foot wooden floor...


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