Category: Musical styles

Definition: Referencing historical popular musical stage practices dating from about 1920 to about 1950(?); "screaming" brass put to sexually suggestive use; "exotic" melodies (ie. the Hootchie Cootchie melody - "There's a place in France...); prominent use of drums in relation to physical performance or jokes (catching the falls);

Example: "Snake Dance" (The Sky's the Limit), "" (Gypsy)