Introducing Jumping Grandfathers with cane boogie music, a suitable outfit and of course skipping ropes. DDF has created again a very original show.
They are able to customise the show so that it can be used for any kind of event. Of course you can still book their other Jumping Grandfathers shows.
Energetic choreographies of 5-10 minutes. UV light show (using masks). Street show of 25 min (2 choreographies + interaction with spectators).
Total stage show of 20 min for big festivals. Customised cane boogie show for TV, fashion show, product launch. All options: UV light show. Standard show. Boogie show. Fat Guys show. Interaction show. Party show.
Cane Boogie – Jumping Grandfathers
Boogie (sometimes called post-disco) is a rhythm and blues genre of electronic dance music with close ties to the post-disco style, that first emerged in the United States during the late 1970s to mid-1980s. The sound of boogie defined by bridging acoustic and electronic musical instruments with emphasis on vocals and miscellaneous effects later evolved into electro and house music.
Boogie, following the example of post-disco, lacks the four-on-the-floor beat (however there are examples of exceptions where some tracks will include the four-on-the-floor beat), which is a “traditional” rhythm of disco music, has a strong accent on the second and fourth beats and generally is located in the 110 to 116 beats-per-minute range.
Aside from applying certain technological and promotional aspects of new wave music and having been fairly exposed to its subgenre synthpop, boogie is, however, R&B-rooted and predominantly draws from funk music.
Other Musical Influences
Other influences from a completely different music landscape include jazz. Typical boogie track can be characterised by mid-tempo rhythm, prominent use of slap bass (electric—in the early 1980s—and/or synthetic—mid-1980s onwards), loud clapping sound, melodic chords and, obviously, synthesizers. The term, coined by British DJs Norman Jay and Dez Parkes, had been used on eBay to refer a specific form of early-1980s dance music of African-American origin. (Wikipedia).
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