A brief history of West Coast Swing – Part 1 of 3

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When and where did West Coast Swing start?

By who? …and how?
How did Hollywood in the 1940’s helped making it even more popular?
In Part One of this new video series to learn the answers to all these questions. Swing evolved from the Lindy Hop, but it was a man named Dean Collins who brought it to Los Angeles, and helped made the dance become popular by featuring it in films and dance contests.

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