LaTasha Barnes Presents the Jazz Continuum | Festival 2021

by Marypublished on August 19, 2021

The Jazz Continuum exploration centers the prolific artistry of Jazz music and dance as a cornerstone of Black American dance forms. Through this acclaimed series, LaTasha Barnes and her cast of masterful dancers and musicians embody, amplify, and showcase the power of Jazz dance and Lindy Hop to their personal dance journeys and the artform as a global phenomenon.

In this world premiere of the second exploration of the Jazz Continuum series, this powerful cast will investigate the energetic and generative relationships within Jazz and Lindy Hop and share their imaginings of its reapplication.

Video by Nel Shelby Productions

The Jazz Continuum was commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim and supported by a Works & Process bubble residency. Works & Process bubble residencies are made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.