Professor Silver's Lindy and Jazz 101: The Hop's History and Harlem's Heroes

This blog post is a companion to my Jazz Dance and Music History Lecture at You Should Be Dancing...! Studios on January 10, 2016.  

Below, you'll find the YouTube playlist of historical footage, a few songs that we listened to, and the PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Historical Clips Playlist

Music Selections

All Coons Look Alike to Me by Ernest Hogan- 1896

Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin, 1899

The Charleston by James P. Johnson, 1925

The Charleston by Green Hill Instrumental

Creole Love Call by Duke Ellington, 1927

Diga Diga Doo by Duke Ellington, 1928

Rockin' In Rhythm by Duke Ellington, 1931

It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) by Duke Ellington, 1932

Lecture Slides

Originally posted on 1/11/2016