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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.
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
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