For the Love of Dance…

dance

Minus the splits this was my Dad’s style of dance as a dance artist back in the 1950’s At that time he saw the Nicholas Brothers perform and they could still do this…

And below, the young Nicholas brothers, performing  in 1936 when Harold was 15 and Fayard was 22. Love their attitude and screen savvy in this clip.

Eleanor Powell was the tops…

Bobby Banas showing his own stuff before becoming choreographer to the stars…

James Brown acing these moves…

Can you believe this was 1930?…

And below one that’s in my roots through my Father’s father (in house pianist at Shim Sham’s Jazz Club in London – the place where the elite hip crowds gathered from all over Europe to hear the cutting edge of the new sounds of Jazz back in the Roaring 20s and early 30’s…

 

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