Welcome to JAZZ INC: Lindy Hop and Swing Dancing in Singapore

Thanks for taking time to swing by! JAZZ INC is a Lindy Hop and Swing Dance collective promoting all forms of Traditional Jazz Dances and Music in Singapore and around the world.  We conduct classes, hold performances, do special workshops for groups and schools, and do shows for corporate events and festivals. You can find details of CLASSES and EVENTS conducted in Singapore, and teaching SCHEDULE around the world here.

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SWING BY …

We are currently in between social venues so do stay tuned for updates

**Please check http://facebook.com/jazzinc.SG for updates as there are weeks when socials are cancelled due to venue unavailability
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Airmail Special: National Day Issue

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A happy advance National Day greeting to all Singaporeans and Permanent Residences!

And even as the nation celebrate’s her independence this month, we find ourselves picking up momentum, including doing performances at Marina Bay Link Mall and Resorts World (big thanks to all who swung by!), and gearing towards the big dance month in October with performances and free testers at the Esplanade’s da:ns festival. More details soon for our annual What’s Your Move, but do keep 23rd Oct evening free!

Meanwhile, hope you guys have been having fun with the Footwork workshops we have been conducting at the Esplanade these past months, and there are a few more to come, including Street Dance and Popping Aug 14 (4pm and 6pm) with yours truly and Dance Floor winner, Marcus Tan.

National Day is round the corner, and even if the nation isn’t going on about SG51, we are celebrating our 51st year of independence with a 3 x $51 discount for new sign ups for the Intro to Swing starting 16 August, applicable only to new couple (1 leader and 1 follower) sign ups only, that means as a couple you pay only $329 instead of $380! When signing up, quote SG51 to get one of the 3 discounts passes we are offering!

Another exciting happening on Aug 12 is a Block Party, a street dance socials, a Jazz Inc collaboration with Pop in Progress and Esplanade, as part of the Freedom
Jazz Dance Project. This party will mix all forms of street dancing from the 1920s till today. Do swing by and check it out – tickets available form Sistic. Details at https://www.facebook.com/dansfestival/photos/a.104562879595883.1821.104302439621927/1192591397459687/?type=3&theater

Other new courses in August include Intermediate Lindy Hop on 17 Aug, along with a new mini series for Burlesque (ladies only), and Intermediate Advance Lindy Hop on Mondays on 22nd August. Do check out https://jazzinc.wordpress.com/classes for details!

ALMOST CHRISTMAS WEEKEND (5-6 DEC)

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It’s your favourite time of the year again… Oh wait it’s ALMOST your favourite time of year. This means that JAZZ INC’s annual Almost Christmas Workshops and Party Weekend is almost here!

This year we are working in collaboration with the Strictly Lindy peeps Desmond and Jingyi to have world class teachers Kevin & Jo swing by to come play with us!

Sat 5 Dec

Teachers Choice 11am-1230pm $45 (individual class price)
Technique Clinic 145-315pm $45
Spins and Turns 330-430pm $35

Party 8pm-midnight $50 (Includes Kevin + Jo open class 8-9pm)

Day Workshop + Party $150

Sunday 6 Dec

Airsteps (Partner signup) 11am-1pm $80
Solo Stylin 215-345pm $45
Slow Lindy 4-530pm $45

Party (with Band) 7-11pm $50

($30 for newbies, taster class 7-730pm)

Day Workshop + Party $180 Includes Airsteps Class

Full weekend $230 excluding Airsteps $280 including Airsteps

Passes/classes once sold are non-refundable. All workshops need basic lindy hop experience to join! No partner needed for signup except for Aristeps

The classes will be held at Kids Performing at 3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-478 Suntec City Mall, near Tower One, S(038983).

The parties will be at S & A Dance Studio at Blk 261 Waterloo St, #03-29, S(180261).

Register here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1GbP8EmKIukH192bFjy0bhn5-LiBaVN1ygypNoP_G5wE/viewform

Those interested in private classes with Kevin and Jo please contact us directly, and we will arrange details with you!

Jazz Inc and Strictly Lindy reserve the rights to change the details of the weekend at any time.

Airmail Special

Big thanks to all who swung by for Rockin In Rhythm in mid June. Hope you guys were inspired by our awesome teachers and had fun dancing to the Sin City Stompers! We now begin the second half of the year with an Intro to Swing for beginners, a Slow Lindy course for intermediate dancers, as well as a Frankie Manning series to learn some of the classic partnered and solo routines! Do check the website at https://jazzinc.wordpress.com/classes for details, including our special SG50 discount!

This time of the year also promises to be busy as we are involved in several big events including Jazz in July at the Esplanade, Night Festival at the Singapore Art Museum, and the Esplanade’s Da:ns Festival from July-October.

So here are some important dates to take note of for these events –

12 July, 2-4pm, Bitesize (Esplanade Rehearsal Studio) – Swinging the Blues: A lecture-video-demo of street dancing from 1920s to present day, tracing this development and relationship between the various forms and how they evolved. Tickets from Sistic.

25 July, 945-1030pm, Jazz in July, (Esplanade Outdoor Theatre) – Swing It by The Bay: Dancing to Elaine Lau and her Big Band. All are welcomed to join in! Free.

26 July, 6-730pm, AND 29 Aug 2-3pm, Footwork, Esplanade Rehearsal StudioSwing for Beginners: Absolute beginners one-off workshop. Tickets from Sistic

28 Aug, 845-915pm – Night Festival, Singapore Art Museum: Performance and a free taster class, so bring your friends and join in for a bit of socials at the start for a couple of songs

25 Sept 7-830pm, Footwork, Esplanade Rehearsal StudioElectroswing: Absolute beginners one off workshop. Tickets from Sistic.

Keep 16 and 18 Oct evenings free as well, as we will be taking to the stage at What’s Your Move, with performances and free classes!

swing by!
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Rockin’ In Rhythm

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Get ready for a whole weekend of amazing workshops and parties come June 12-14, brought to you by the Rhythm Masters – Dax Hock (USA), Sarah Breck (USA), Thomas Blacharz (France), Alice Mei (France), and Jamin Jackson (USA), here on the sunny tropical island of Singapore!

The focus of Rockin’ in Rhythm is a return to what makes Swing dancing special – its rhythms and its playfulness. The weekend will feature 10-hours of workshops in both Lindy Hop and Authentic Jazz by these popular internationally acclaimed teachers. There will also be 3 great parties with performances, live bands, competitions over the weekend, as well as pre-/post-weekend parties and food tours to the amazing tastes of the uniquely Singaporean cuisine!

Swing by!

Full package: $380

Weekend Party Pass: $180

Workshop Day Pass: $140 (doesn’t include party)

Individual Party Pass:
Friday – $60 (Class, Performances)
Saturday – $100 (Band, Class, Dinner, Performances, Competition)
Sunday – $60 (Band)

Almost New Year Party

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It’s that time again, when we end the year dancing!

The programme this year will include

– a taster class for absolute beginners (730-8pm), so bring your non-dancing friends

– Lindy, Tap, and Solo Jazz performances by students and teachers

– the Rick Smith All-stars, featuring guest singer Sinclair,

– competitions: jack-and-jack/jill-and-jill,

– lots and lots of dancing and drinking,

so, grab a ticket, and get ready to party!

Ticket (including 1 drink): $30 (early bird by 20/12), $35 (from 21/12), $40 at the door.

Party Details: China One (3E Clark Quay, #02-01, along the river front, next to the Xtreme Swing ride), 730-1130pm

Payment: Mondays at China One (730-11pm), or bank transfer. Email to register and the transfer details will be given to you.

You can also check details and RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/746299572128551