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JAZZ HISTORY. What is Jazz Dance? . Jazz dance is referred to the close unique relationship between the music and the dance. Jazz moves. Jazz swings. Jazz Energy. Defining characteristic of jazz is the impulse to move called kinetic energy . This energy comes from the music.

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What is jazz dance
What is Jazz Dance?

  • Jazz dance is referred to the close unique relationship between the music and the dance. Jazz moves. Jazz swings.


Jazz energy
Jazz Energy

Defining characteristic of jazz is the impulse to move called kinetic energy. This energy comes from the music.

Jazz inventors amplified the feeling and the noises and the internal rhythms of the dancers.

It was a cooperative outpouring of pent-up frustration and emotion.


The jazz culture
The Jazz Culture

  • Music and dance were considered separate entities in Europe.

  • But when the unified African conceptual art met the European mind-set it nourished and produced JAZZ.

  • Western African culture lived in collective society. When Africans were brought to America they found their physical, personal, and social strength became necessary for their survival as slaves.

  • Africans were restricted from dancing and singing , therefore they used reserved means to celebrate by using hands, feet, mouth and bodies.

  • The owners taught them European- style music and songs to dance and sing yet they never forgot their culture.


Answer the following
Answer the Following:

Is jazz dance a serious art form?

Is jazz dance an American art form?

Jazz Dancers get energy from ____________.

Jazz Music was made for _____________.

What cultural fused together to create what we know as Jazz Dance?

For Homework Read pgs. 81 to 88 for class on Friday, for Discussion.