Cover of: Jookin Read Online

Jookin" The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture by Katrina Hazzard-Gordon

  • 237 Want to read
  • ·
  • 82 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English


  • Dance,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Dance - General,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Sociology,
  • African American dance,
  • Blacks,
  • History,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8111043M
ISBN 100877229562
ISBN 109780877229568

Download Jookin"


  Jookin' book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Katrina Hazzard-Gordon offers the first analysis of the development of the j /5(8). Based on terms from The Jook Book, Memphis Jookin tutorials like Bounce Note Concentrations focuses on teaching you how to move to the beat while maintaining a constant rhythm. It's not like other street dance lessons as there is more than just choreography and a little technique to learn. Daniel started dancing in , but it wasn't until that Daniel and Jookin got its chance to shine via Youtube. Daniel was the primary reason for the birth of Memphis Jookin's success on the internet. He and his colleagues began a dance company called UDIG Jookin Academy (which is now UDIG Dance Academy) in December Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Jookin' by Katrina Hazzard-Gordon, , Temple University Press edition, in English Jookin' ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:

  Check out Goin Jookin' by Charles Wilson on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on   If readers know the story of rock-and-roll, then they already know Memphis is a city of brilliant cultural convergences. That’s still true today, and although the Gangsta Walk has been measured against ballet in The New York Times and other national publications, flamenco, which evolved out of southern Spain in the late eighteenth century, may ultimately prove to be the . Charles "Lil Buck" Riley (born ) is an American dancer, actor and model from Memphis, Tennessee who specializes in a style of street dance called gained popularity after director Spike Jonze used his cell phone to record an interpretive performance of "The Dying Swan" by Lil Buck and Yo-Yo Ma. Jonze uploaded the video to YouTube and as of November Awards: Outstanding Performer – Bessie Award, . Gangsta Walking (often referred to as: G-Walk, Buckin, Tickin, Jookin, or Choppin) is a street dance that originated in Memphis, Tennessee alongside "Buck" music during the s. The Gangsta Walk is commonly performed to crunk music due to the particular 'bounce' in the beat and the movement the dancers make to keep with it. Though Gangsta Walking has been .

  North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan Libraries. Lil Buck talks about jookin and his show at Le Poisson Rouge For Lil Buck, jookin, which developed from the line dance the gangsta walk, is a way of life. (It’s pronounced like book, but. Jookin': The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book Read an excerpt of this book! Add to WishlistPrice: $ Inside the 'Jookin' culture in Memphis More The new documentary, "Memphis Majic," looks at the impact and legacy of the street-dance form known as "Jookin" on the community of Memphis.