Just The Swing — History

Just The Swing's articles about the history of early swing jazz music, the dances and culture that grew out of it, and the revival of swing at the end of the 20th century.

The History of Swing

What Is Swing

Swing Music

Syncopation
Swing Music
Swing Jazz
The Beginning of the Swing Era
Swing and Racism
The End of the Swing Era
Neo-Swing and the Swing Revival

Swing Dance History

Swing Dance Music
The First Swing Dance
The Beginning of the Lindy Hop
The Swing Dance Era
The Evil Ballroom Instructors
Neo-Swing Dance Era

More Swing History

The Zoot Suit Riots of 1943
The Savoy Ballroom


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