history

History of major classic jazz dance steps

In this post you will find a brief historical perspective on some of the major classic jazz dance steps, and their origins. Jazz is an African - American dance form that has West African roots. Knowing the roots and history of the step is important not only in terms of appreciation of the culture and it's creators. It will as well help you…


Jazz. A Brief cultural history and characteristics of Black dance

Historic perspective helps us acknowledge tradition where jazz dance comes from and pay respect to its origins and community. When we talk about jazz dance we need to talk about the cultural history of black dance and it’s African influences. It is impossible to think of the heritage of music and dance in America without acknowledging its African…