List of Musicality Resources for Swing Dancers
If you are a swing dancer and ever wanted to delve into musicality, you know how painful it can be. Google and YouTube searches tend to result in only a couple of results, and half of those are little relevant to what you are looking for.
Reading List on Interpreting Swing Music
- What is this thing called swing? Adaptation of Dan's class “musical structures” for dancers.
- Swing this Music Comprehensive series of articles on musicality. Covers topics such as Having Swing, Basic Terminology, Identifying and Following the Beat, Recognising the 1, Recognising the Structure and Accent-Based Musicality. This resource will prove immensely useful if you also watch and listen to all the audio and videos files embedded into the articles.
- Artistry in Rhythm 70