1930s Makeup Tutorial

1930s Makeup Tutorial

JazzMAD’s Sharon Davis gets a makeover for English Heritage’s latest historic makeup tutorial series – this time the 1930s! See Sharon dancing around the glorious art deco Eltham Palace in London! Fashion Historian Amber Butchart and Makeup Artist...
The Best Shoes for Swing Dancing

The Best Shoes for Swing Dancing

One of the top questions JazzMAD gets asked is what shoes should I wear to swing dance class? Here Sharon Davis tells you what shoes work and her favourite brands… There’s no real rules for swing dance shoes. You just want a well-fitting shoe that clings to your...
Al and Leon in Ebony Magazine 1961

Al and Leon in Ebony Magazine 1961

In March, Sharon Davis is teaching the Al & Leon Shim Sham for JazzMAD. This is a must-know vintage jazz routine for all swing dancers. It’s also a lot of fun, with sweet rhythms and plenty of opportunity to inject your own character into the choreography. Here...