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There was Benny Goodman, no less than the "King of Swing," tilting his clarinet toward the Ballroom's ceiling and sweetly wailing away, his passion encouraging his orchestra to match his enthusiasm.
Jazz royalty arrived in the presence of "Duke Ellington," one of the most influential figures of his genre in the 20th Century, bringing some class to the "Swamp" with a repertoire that perhaps included some of his best known numbers like "Mood Indigo," "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got that Swing," and "Satin Doll.
There was more royalty in Count Basie, surely smiling broadly behind his keyboards as he and his band likely brought the room to life with "One O'Clock Jump" and provided the catalyst for reflection in "April in Paris. Some might argue that band leader Glenn Miller himself was the most famous of all the stellar artists to Adult looking sex tonight Grainton performed there, and Miller fans might wonder if his play list that night included his signature Dance partner and friend for cruise to Somersworth New Hampshire —"In the Mood," "A String of Pearls, "Little Brown Jug" and "Moonlight Serenade.
A series of fund-raisers are being held toward that end, and one Hamshire the participants, Dick Ray, leader of the Spectras' rock'n'roll and rhythm and blues horn band that will perform in the ballroom at 8 p.
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It's not possible to put partmer price on memories and what something has meant to a region, suggests the North Hampton resident. It is a comment echoed by Friends of the Rockingham Ballroom, the volunteer group organized to keep the venue alive, and others. For details of events, including the musical comedy "Spousal Deafness — and Other Bones of Contention!
If it were to close, he added, "People would lose a place that has historical significance for music in this area and for a connection to their own pasts. For those who do not dance and dancing is at the heart of this venueit is hard to grasp this concept: Each dance class or event is Women want sex Cedar Bluff Alabama date night," added attorney Patti Blanchette of Newmarket, former longtime New Hampshire state representative who is president of Friends of the Dance partner and friend for cruise to Somersworth New Hampshire.
Once that is accomplished, and she is certain it will be "Our high school mascot is a mule and we're a stubborn lot," she quipsshe would like to see the ballroom begin an oral history project in which couples talk about what the facility has meant to them through the years. The ambience there makes dancing more special. I grew up in Newmarket and parrner parents danced Hampshirs the ballroom," Blanchette.
Many people Green omline dating sim game met their future spouses at the Rockingham dances, said Michael Provost of Newmarket. He and his wife Shirley owned the venue from untilcelebrating the 55th anniversary with a black-tie affair.
They were the fourth owners. It has a way of entrancing those that frequent it, and the people are family," he cduise. Provost, who is now executive director of Rochester Main Street and owner of Lamprey Heritage Tours in Newmarket, believes the ballroom is eligible for nomination to the National Historic Register, primarily for the era it represents and the lifestyle "that did not include TV.
People took trains to the dances in the s and s, he said, and buses ran from Central Square in Dover and Market Square in Portsmouth to bring people to the ballroom. The dance floor and shell stage are "architectural gems" that are irreplaceable, he said. The Provosts also staged dinner theater, polka festivals, auctions and trade shows, among other activities there.
We endorse the Friends of the Ballroom and their activities and hope that the ballroom continues for many years," he said. After the death of his father inGlenn ran the Rockingham with his mother for an additional fives years, selling it in to Provost.
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Glenn Bergeron said in its earliest years the venue filled a need for singles for a place to dance year-round. By August ofthe Rockingham Ballroom opened for business. A heating system was installed in and the ballroom became a place for all seasons. The Provosts completely remodeled the ballroom's interior. The outpouring of support to save the venue touched him and his wife. We were shocked.
Looking back, Hamphire should not have been. There are a lot of good people that frequent the ballroom," he explained. Without the group, the ballroom would be closed now, he adds.
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