Level 8 - Lindy Hop Historian
- Explain where Charleston comes from?
- Explain what records we have of Charleston, and be able to find them easily (either your own collection, or searching on YouTube)?
- Describe how Charleston evolved into other styles of dance, and how the Solo Movement made its way into modern dance-forms?
- Place a few relevant Solo Jazz Dancers from the Charleston Era?
Lindy Hop History
- Explain where Lindy Hop comes from?
- Explain what records we have of Lindy Hop, and be able to find them easily (either your own collection, or searching on YouTube)?
- Describe what has changed in Lindy Hop over time?
- Distinguish and explain the different styles of Lindy Hop from history?
- Place popular dancers from history?
- List the related dances of Lindy Hop?
- Distinguish the music that Charleston and Lindy Hop were historically danced to?
- Explain what has changed in music (in general, not just Lindy Hop) though history?
- Explain the different styles of music played for Charleston and Lindy Hop dancing, and do you understand which music inspires which types of dancing?
- Say that you have a solid collection of swing music?