Frankie95 Video Round Up: Thursday

This post is a part of a day by day recap of the Frankie Manning 95th Birthday Festival. You can learn more about Frankie Manning at the event’s website or go to his personal website You can order DVD’s of this event at

We started off with an advanced screening of the PBS documentary about Frankie Manning called, “Frankie Manning:  Never Stop Swinging.” And by advanced, I mean by a few hours because it was premiering later that night on channel 13 up in New York.

Here is Elliot Donnelley, one of the Frankie 95 executive committee organizers opening up the Thursday night dance and introducing the New Orleans Jazz Vipers who began with “Exactly Like You.”

The Harlem Hot Shots started the evening performances during the first break.

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