Through archival footage and interviews discover; the blending styles and birth of the 'Big Band' that moulded the sound of Swing, opening night, March 26, 1926 at the Savoy Ballroom, New York with it's block-long dance floor and a raised double bandstand, the bouncy six beat variant by the band leader Cab Calloway when he introduced a tune in 1934 entitled 'Jitterbug', Benny Goodman leading the action as dancers incorporated tap and jazz steps into their dancing, over 100 movies in the early 1940's that featured dancers performing Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Lindy and Swing, the ballroom dance studios that developed a ballroom East Coast Swing and West Coast Swing that thrive in the new century as dancers are still moving their Lindy Hoppin', Jitterbuggin', Swingin', and Shaggin' feet.
Release Date: 22 October 2007
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English