Question by  BRaynI (53)

What is Charleston dance music?


Answer by  rdjstone (22)

The streetswing era focused heavily on music used to dance the Charleston, named after the South Carolina city. It often features the Clave rhythm, which originates in Afro-Cubano music.


Answer by  bryan2700 (20)

The Charleston was dance music that was popular in the 1920's. It was mainly performed with a big band ensemble.


Answer by  MamaRose64 (14)

The Charleston was a dance made popular in the "Roaring 20's". Music that fits the steps of the Charleston should be from this era and in duple meter.

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