Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Few Words about Blues Dancing

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila. During the last decade the term ‘blues dancing’ has popped up in different occasions as the term has particularly been connected to the couple dance style which is mostly danced to blues music, and which … Continue reading

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Google Historians

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila As I have worked with my PhD dissertation, which combines dance, politics and culture in the context of Authentic Jazz Dance and Harlem, I have gone through many different opinions about dance and its surrounding … Continue reading

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Swing and Harlem

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila As I was recently in New York, I talked about the birth of swing music with two Harlem-connected people. To my astonishment, these people denied the fact that swing music was born in Harlem! That was … Continue reading

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