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The Buzz: Music for the (young) Lindy (grass) Hopper

The Buzz: Music for the (young) Lindy (grass) Hopper

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One question we frequently get from level 1  students is "where can I get music good for practicing"? The easy answer is to look for swing era jazz. Jazz from the 1930s. Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmie Lunceford, Chick Webb. Great artists from the swing era but the library of m ...
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The Buzz: Look Ma, I’m Doin’ It!

The Buzz: Look Ma, I’m Doin’ It!

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Last edition, Buzz Blogger Kris gave us some insight on coming to Swing Dance with a ballet background. No matter what your dance background is, there are likely to be unique challenges ahead. Here’s my perspective on starting swing dancing as an adult, having never danced a step in my life.
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The Buzz: From Swan Lake to Swing-Outs

The Buzz: From Swan Lake to Swing-Outs

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At a recent solo jazz workshop weekend, I had an interesting experience that has stuck with me and really forced me to think about my Lindy Hop learning style. At this workshop, I was taking part in an individual technique assessment that involved performing an improvised solo jazz set to three diff ...
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Bees’ Knees Dance tries out Groupon

Bees’ Knees Dance tries out Groupon

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Today Bees' Knees Dance is participating in a special one-day offer through Groupon. This was a little experiment and it's proving to be wildly popular! It's 2:20pm and we've had nearly 250 passes sold. And there's still 9 hours remaining! Unbelievable!The Groupon-coupon is designed for new students ...
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Win A Month of Free Dance Classes!

Win A Month of Free Dance Classes!

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To celebrate the launch of our 2010 classes we're holding a contest. Win a One Month All-You-Can-Dance Pass! To enter, simply send a message to info@beeskneesdance.com (or fill out the form on our Contact page) explaining why you love dancing or why you would like to learn how to dance. All submissi ...
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