Wednesday, April 1, 2009: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Tampa Convention Center: Ballroom B
|Presider:||Lisa Lewis, Austin Peay State University, Clarkville, TN|
|Speaker:||Leslie Pamela Walden, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL|
This session examines 20th century American music trends and traditions to create a syllabus for teaching Jazz Dance technique. Some of the major categories within this framework include Ragtime, Swing, Blues, Broadway, Bebop, Fusion and Hip-Hop. The session will acknowledge this rich history and explore two specific genres through structured warm-up exercises and movement sequences.
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