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Jive (Dance)

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    • found: Work cat.: Ballas, C. Mastery 2000 international Latin. Jive techniques [VR] c2000.
    • found: Blake, K. Let's learn how to dance. Jive [VR] 1990-.
    • found: International encyc. of dance, 1998(Jive see Ballroom Dance Competition: A development of swing dancing, done to jazz and rock-and-roll in the 1940s and 1950s, the jive is a six-count basic dance performed in 4/4 time at 40 to 60 bars per minute. It differs from the social dance in that the dancers maintain a trained body position and move with great exactness ... Lifts are not allowed in competition; Jive see Lindy hop: Swing dance has since become an umbrella term for ... permutations and regional variations in this family of social dances, including rock-and-roll (1950s' style), jive (England), boogie-woogie (Germany), Carolina Shag, Saint Louis Shag, and West Coast Swing styles, such as the Dallas Push and Houston Whip)
    • found: LearnToDance, via WWW, July 11, 2003(The 'Ballroom' Jive is one of the five dances in the International Latin American competitions. The Jive that most people think of, the one that is danced at family parties and weddings, is generally Rock 'n' Roll Jive ... Jive has always been a dance of the times ... from the Lindy Hop of the 20's, through the Jitterbug and Boogie Woogie of the 30's, the Swing of the 40's, to the Rock 'n' Roll of the 50's and 60's and French Jive, often referred to as 'Modern' Jive)
    • found: LatinJam, via WWW, July 11, 2003(The 5 Latin American dances in DanceSport competitions include ... Jive [which] ... has an interesting history and has been called many different names. It was first performed competitively during the 1880s and known as the Cakewalk ... During the 1920s, dances such as the Foxtrot, Charleston, Black Bottom, and various other steps combined to form the Lindy Hop ... In the 1930s, ... it soon became known as the Jitterbug. Now called the Jive)
    • found: Schneider, O. Tanz Lexikon, 1985(Jive--Gesellschaften des 20. Jh. Er ist aus dem Boogie-Woogie Entstanden und vor allem in England um 1940 getantzt worden ...)
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