Dance moves: How swing became the first pop music – and gave us the first hipsters

Keep on swingin’!

The music blog 20jazzfunkgreats is charting 20th-century ‘periods of innovation’ spurring the evolution of music to dance to. In the latest instalment, they look at jazz’s contentious birthing of swing, 1928-31

Source: Dance moves: How swing became the first pop music – and gave us the first hipsters – The Long and Short

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