Monthly Archives: June 2010

Solo Charleston: All The Rage (via Carl’s Jazz Dance Blog)

Some of my favourite video clips of solo Charleston are featured in this jazz dance orientated blog. Have a good look at the videos and be inspired! You can find lots more on youtube to inspire you. These days almost … Continue reading

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CHARLESTON IS THE BEST DANCE AFTER ALL (via JAZZ LIVES)

A lovely partnered Charleston routine by another jazz and dance related blogger… A delicious interlude: Lynne Koehlinger and Peter Varshavsky do an inspired Charleston routine to  Jimmie Noone's "Every Evening," at the 2008 Gatsby Ball.      Lynne and Peter … Continue reading

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Authentic 1920s & 30s Ideas for your Occasion (via Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge)

Here’s a 1920s and 30s style wedding band that you might be interested in! As I have written on the website for Greg Poppleton & his Bakelite Dance Band: 1920s – 30s Hot Jazz & Swing, "There's no more creative … Continue reading

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Chorus line

I’m just trying to work out some new steps for a 1920s style chorus line. Any ideas?

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Roaring Moonshines performance and Charleston workshops, 10th July The Big Day Out

The Roaring Moonshines will be performing at The Big Day Out Arts Festival at South Hill Park Arts Centre. It’s on all day on 10th July 2010. Watch out for some sneaky underground Charleston action! There will be a Charleston … Continue reading

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Tea dance cancelled

Unfortunately the tea dance at Braziers mentioned below has now been cancelled. Rather than take down the post and pics I thought i’d just add that here! Kim-lin Hooper

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The Charleston and Dance Competitions (via Dancing Cheek to Cheek)

Here’s another blog about a Charleston Dance wedding with some great information about Charleston! The Charleston, a dance named for the South Carolina city with the same name, was popularized in 1923. The dance is believed to have been derived … Continue reading

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