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Jumpin Jive!
October 1, 2007 5:00 PM   Subscribe

I got a gal in Kalamazoo, and a lucky number. Jumpin Jive! Is that the Chatanooga Choo-choo? No, even better! It's the Nicholas Brothers!
posted by louche mustachio (10 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

 
Yup, those fellows sure could dance.

See also:

Previously,

and assorted.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 5:10 PM on October 1, 2007


Pardon me, Roy, is that the cat that chewed your new shoes?
posted by klangklangston at 5:32 PM on October 1, 2007


Bass solo!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 5:34 PM on October 1, 2007


better than coffee to start my day!
posted by squasha at 6:08 PM on October 1, 2007


good stuff - thanks
posted by exogenous at 6:22 PM on October 1, 2007


And don't forget the "Mistress" of the Split-Leap-Widowmaker, Miss Geld the Lily herself ... Tandi Iman Dupree!!
posted by rob511 at 7:16 PM on October 1, 2007


amazing.... thanks!

see...at one point in time, music was artful, and meaningful, and we could enjoy it...

what the hell happened?
posted by HuronBob at 7:31 PM on October 1, 2007


Love that jive! So full of life!

Adding to the joie de vivre, check out these vitamin pills on legs, Florence Hill and Bessie Dudley. The California Historical Jazz Foundation has a nice little collection of videos on YouTube, many of them delightful vintage gems.
posted by nickyskye at 8:32 PM on October 1, 2007


Despite their many testicle-shattering splits, Fayard had three children.
posted by kirkaracha at 6:56 AM on October 2, 2007


Brilliant - thanks! Brightened my rainy day.
posted by goo at 8:56 AM on October 2, 2007


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