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Jazz dance evolved from early african american vernacular dances during the early 1900s it incorporated unique moves, elaborate footwork, large leaps, rapid turns. Katie derham looks at the origins of jazz dance, including the charleston. Early roots of jazz dance came from african culture imported by slaves in africa, natives danced to celebrate cycles of life: birth, puberty, marriage and death.