Dance Slot

Dance Slot

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The most typical slotted dance is West Coast Swing. The origin of this style is uncertain. There are two main theories. By one of them, the slotted style was born in Hollywood: the directors supposedly wanted to keep dancers in a straight line all the time to keep the profiles of both dancers in the sight, which would show most of action, as opposed to rotational styles, when much of the time one sees the back of one dancer to occlude the second one. Another story is that during jazz concerts the fans were dancing in the aisles (which are actually slots), and the style stuck. Still another one is that this style emerged in densely packed nightcubs. None of the stories, however reasonable and convincing, has a solid confirmation.
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Placpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136277492
  • 9786136277493