Wednesday, 28 October 2009

It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)



Charleston to Hemsby?

I'm talking about Jive!!

Hemsby is host to the annual Rock n Roll.....and Hot Rods weekend in East Anglia.

The Jive has a history that goes back to the early 20th Century. Back to the Charleston and tap dancing.

A mixture of Charleston and Tap was fused into a dance called the Lyndy Hop. The music danced to was swing. However before the term Jive was used 'Swing' bacame the popular name for a type of dance. But many dances were enjoyed with swing music, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Balboa, Shag, East and West coast swing, Boogie Woogie.

Lindy Hop



Shag



Bilboa



Jitterbug



Jive at Hemsby!!



Moresome.



Ta Da!!




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