Jazz, Swing & ElectroSwing Bonus Great Fats Waller, hilarious as usual… Rockabilly to conclude! From my archives, originally published on my late blog KoToNTeeJ.
Hellzapoppin, the movie (1941), based on a hit Broadway play, showcases Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers (aka The Harlem Congaroo Dancers) dancing the most famous and most spectacular Lindy Hop scene ever preserved on film. The dancing was choreographed by Frankie Manning. The scene starts when musicians Slim Galliard and Slam Stewart (Slim & Slam since 1936) […]