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Jazz Dance History Study Guide

Each question on the study sheet has a corresponding video which is listed below and can also be found on YouTube. 

Video Index

   1. Authentic African Dance Videos

2+3. Syncopation in Rhythm "What is it?" 

    4. Josephine Baker Dancing the Original Charleston

    5. Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Stair Dance 1932

    6. Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Shim Sham "The Littlest Rebel" 

    7. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers "Cheek to Cheek" 

    8. "That's Dancing" 1985 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers 

    9. "That's Dancing" 1985 Dance at the Movies

  10. Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington "It don't mean a thing" 

  11. The Best Big Bands of the Swing Era

  12. "Lindberg Hop (Overseas Stomp)" 

  13. Agnes de Mille talks about Oklahoma!

  14. Oklahoma! Dream Ballet (complete) 

  15. Nicholas Brothers and Gene Kelly 

 16a. Pearl Primus Anthropologist, Dancer, Pioneer

 16b. A Short Danceography: Katherine Dunham 

 17a. Marlon Brando, Guys and Dolls 

 17b. West Side Story, Tonight Quintet and Chorus

  18. Jerome Robbins' Approach to West Side Story 

  19. Jerome Robbins at New York City Ballet 

  20. Bill Haley and his Comets, Rock around the Clock 

  21. Matt Mattox, Jazz Dance - Choreography 

  22. 60's Dance Moves by Matchless 

  23. American Choreography Awards Jack Cole

 24a. Luigi the King of Jazz Dance

 24b. Gus Giordano: American Icon 

25+26. Bob Fosse

  27. Best Dance Movies of the 70's, 80's, 90's

  28. Andrew Lloyd Webber Explains...

  29. Gillian Lynne

  30. Origins of Breakdancing

  31. 25 Fun Facts...MTV

  32. Brief History of Rap and Hip Hop

  33. Personal Opinion on Dance

 

1. Authentic African Dance Videos

2+3. Syncopation in Rhythm "What is it?"

4. Josephine Baker Dancing the Original Charleston

5. Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Stair Dance 1932

6. Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Shim Sham "The Littlest Rebel"

7. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers "Cheek to Cheek"

8. "That's Dancing" 1985 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

9. "That's Dancing!" 1985 Dance at the Movies, 1930's Warner Brother's Musicals

10. Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington "It don't mean a thing"

11. The Best Big Bands of the Swing Era

12. "Lindberg Hop (Overseas Stomp)" - The Birth of the Lindy Hop 1929

13. Agnes de Mille talks about Oklahoma!

14.. Oklahoma! Dream Ballet (complete)

15. Nicholas Brothers and Gene Kelly

16a. Pearl Primus Anthropologist, Dancer, Pioneer

16b. A Short Danceography: Katherine Dunham

17a. Marlon Brando, Guys and Dolls

17b. West Side Story, Tonight Quintet and Chorus

18. Jerome Robbins' Approach to West Side Story

19. Jerome Robbins at New York City Ballet

20. Bill Haley and his Comets, Rock around the Clock

21. Matt Mattox, Jazz Dance - Choreography

22. 60's Dance Moves by Matchless

23. American Choreography Awards Jack Cole, Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute Package

24a. Luigi the King of Jazz Dance

24b. Gus Giordano: American Icon

25 +26. Bob Fosse (Choreographer, Broadway and Movies), A&E Biography 1968

27. Best Dance Movies of the 70's, 80's, and 90's

28. Andrew Lloyd Webber explains where he gets his musical ideas. Good Morning Britain

29. Gillian Lynne

30. The Origins of Breakdancing

31. 25 Fun Facts You May Not Know about MTV and its History

32. A Brief History of Rap and Hip Hop

33. Personal Opinion on Dance in the 21st Century