Swing Dancing club night events from Mouthful O' Jam: Lindy Hop & Jive dance events dancing to original 1920s 30s and 40s swing recordings played on vintage equipment.
Swing dance events from 'Mouthful O' Jam': Vintage jive dancing party organizers

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Wild, art deco style swing dance events: Early dance jazz DJs, original 78 rpm recordings
of the 1920s 30s 40s on vintage equipment. Bottom dollar entry. Million dollar atmosphere.
 

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Fetch your felt fedora or clasp your classy cloche because the roaring twenties, swinging thirties and heroic forties have returned in the form of Mouthful O' Jam! We regularly organize events that celebrate the rip-roaringly riotous days of the Lindy Hop, the Charleston, the Shag, the Jitterbug, and Balboa dance styles by playing original 78 rpm swing recordings on vintage equipment to a mass of wayward wise-guys and lithe ladies of liesure.



 
Each event commences with a beginners swing dance class, so all can join in the untamed revelry that certainly follows.
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5 WEEK LINDY HOP COURSE
Beginners: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Intermediate: 8:45PM - 9:45PM
 
-Wednesday    24th September
-Wednesday    1st October
-Wednesday    8th October
-Wednesday    15th October
-Wednesday    22nd October

Learn the partner dance that started them all in this intensive 5 week beginners class.
We will focus on laying strong foundations in the language of Swing Dancing.
Strengthen your style, your moves and your dance confidence.

By the end of this class you'll have a solid grasp of Lindy Hop rhythm & musicality,
connection, and a grab bag of moves that you can pull out on any dance floor.
This dance will have you smiling, sweating, and wishing for more!
Musicality and passion for the dance is my main focus in teaching.

Limited spaces! To sign-up please send me your full name and if you are a lead or a follow.
If you are bringing a partner please send 
their full name too and who will be a lead and who will be a follow.

Full course is £45 per person, £80 per couple @ The Salisbury Pub, 1 Green Lanes N4 1JX

Bellow is an outline for what we will be covering in the sessions.
Please wear comfortable clothes and preferably leather soled shoes or dress shoes with a smooth sole, high heels are great if your comfortable wearing them :-)


Week one:
- The history of Lindy Hop and other social dances
- The language of Swing dancing
- Frame between lead and follow
- Movement exercises for trust building in dance
- Basic Lindy Hop steps for lead and follow


Week two:
- Basic Lindy Hop steps review
- Frame review
- Intro to Lindy basic 


Week three:
- Basic "Lindy Turn"
- Intro to simple moves in the basic


Week four:
- Review of Lindy turn
- Review of moves
- More basic moves
- Intro into transitions


Week five:
- Transitioning moves together
- Combining all moves and basic Lindy turn
- Musicality

 
 
AND.....
Intermediate Lindy Hop course

 5 week   LINDY HOP CLASS!

Please contact me if you are interested in signing up for this class.

Full course is £45 per person, £80 per couple
 
Wednesdays, 24th of September - 22nd of October, 8:45pm-9:45pm

Come and practice your Lindy Hop in this 5 week course, we will take you through some fantastic Lindy Hop moves to build on what you already know.. Refine your technique and style!

£45 per person, £80 per couple 
 
@ The Salisbury Pub, N4 1JX
 
www.mouthfulojam.com

Posted: 11 Sep 2014, 1:34 am

The CakeWalk Café - from 7pm
On Wednesday 1 October 2014

7.00pm until 11.30pm
Passing Clouds. (map)

A Bohemian Haven ~ Hot Food ~ Hot Dance

£4 at door
Free to attendees of prior dance class downstairs
Doors open 7pm
1st set 9pm

A bohemian haven...
Hot Food ~ Hot Dance ~ Hot Swing
8pm the extraordinarily talented Ewan Bleach on piano, clarinet and saxophone.
9pm A different swing band every Wednesday, guest spotting Ewan Bleach

Passing Clouds,
1 Richmond Road, Dalston E8 4AA

Behind the Haggerston Pub.
Overground: Dalston Kingsland / Dalston Junction

www.passingclouds.org



Mouthful 'O' Jam!
On Saturday 4 October 2014

7.30pm until 2.00am
The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, Harringay, N4 1JX (map)

The crew will be spinnin hot hot hot 78rpm original shellac recordings from the 20's 30's and 40's to keep you on your toes the whole evening. If any of you have any hot 78's that you would like to play then why not message us and come and have a go. Also, if you have a Birthday then message us as the Birthday girl or boy gets in free and has a table of their choice reserved.

Our usual free dance lesson will take place from about 7.30pm and as always a very fair £7 all evening.


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