Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Jazz Fever

Don't be a canceled stamp! (20's slang for wall flower/shy girl)

In light of the Gatsby buzz, here's some music for the eggs (person who lives a life of extravagance) of the bunch...put your glad rags on (out on the town clothes)...and let your Oliver Twist shine (skilled dancer)



...I love this Lana Del Rey song for the film...

I can't get enough of this sound... I have always loved the 1920's sound

Let's compare... here's a 1920's hit:



The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Tracklist:
01. Jay-Z – 100$ Bill
02. Beyoncé and André 3000 – Back to Black
03. will.i.am – Bang Bang
04. Fergie, Q-Tip, and GoonRock – A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)
05. Lana Del Rey – Young and Beautiful
06. Bryan Ferry with The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Love Is The Drug
07. Florence and the Machine – Over The Love
08. Coco O. of Quadron – Where The Wind Blows
09. Emeli Sandé and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Crazy in Love
10. The xx – Together
11. Gotye – Hearts a Mess
12. Jack White – Love is Blindness
13. Nero – Into the Past

Order the soundtrack here:


Ready to cut a rug?.. here's some pointers..note that even the conductor couldn't keep his feet still...




Dance Styles of the 1920's

1920 Castilian Foxtrot, Cuban Son, Tango Valse, Arizona Hike, Bambouca1921 Baltimore Buzz, Toddle, Talmadge Foxtrot1922 Charleston1923 Flea Hop, The Tucker Dance1924 The Blues Trot, The Coodena, Indianola, Sonia Polish Dance, The Strut1925 Collegiate Shag, The Princeton, Sloppy Sailor Walk, Snake Hips Dance1926 Tragico Tango, Wildflower Waltz1927 Kinkajou, Jitterbug, Novelette, Varsity Drag, Yale Blues1928 & 1929 Silent Dance, BojanglesRead more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/dance-styles-timeline.html

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