A brief history of West Coast Swing – Part 2 of 3

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What do West Coast Swing and Zouk have in common?

 

More than one would think, apparently…
In part two of this mini documentary, we talk about how West Coast Swing has evolved over the years. From its inception and rise to popularity in the 1940’s, to the influences of the Disco Era and Zouk.

External Links:

www.westcoastswingonline.com
http://www.ssqq.com/stories/whphist1.htm
Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Coast_Swing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolina_shag
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hustle_(dance)
Videos:

Generational Swing - Snapshots of WCS before the 1990's (GetSwingIN channel)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUNdQXP_pOA
Learn to Dance Carolina Shag (Joe Baker Channel)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdadn1iT_58
Texas Push Swing Dance (PMDColeman channel)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bvdyv7gj2K4
Jordan + Tatiana West Coast Swing Improv (SBKZ Media channel)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTI1QU-A7PY

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