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Swing Music/Jazz Steps

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DJ FLY AWAY: CLASS PLAY LIST

Lavender Coffin Lionel Hampton

A Wink and a Smile Harry Connick, Jr.

My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone

Shimmy Like My Sister Kate Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home Ella Fitzgerald

Smooth Sailing Live) Ella Fitzgerald

Trombone Cholly Ottilie Patterson & Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Satisfy My Soul (10-26-50) Buddy Johnson

My   Bucket's Got A Hole In It Grand Dominion Jazz Band

Monday Night in New Orleans Kermit Ruffins

It Takes 2 to Tango Louis Armstrong

Keep Cool Fool Ella Fitzgerald

That's Alright Stompy Jones

Organ Grinder's Swing Buster Smith

Up a Lazy River The Jive Aces

Tuxedo Junction The Andrews Sisters

Your Giving me a Song and a Dance Artie Shaw

Shout, Sister, Shout Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra

On the Sunny Side of the Street Kermit Ruffins

Bli-Blip Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

In a Mellow Tone Sarah Vaughan

Davenport Blues Titan Hot Seven

Atomic Cocktail 128 (Original) Slim Gaillard

Satin Doll Ella Fitzgerald

Fine Brown Frame Nellie Lutcher

Old Plantation Fats Waller & His Rhythm

Southbound Special (Remastered) Lloyd Glenn & Orchestra

Swingin' on Nothin' Jonathan Stout & Campus Five

Things Ain't What They Used To Be Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

Yes Indeed Sy Oliver

Tippin In

Early Jazz movement is part of the origins of Lindy Hop. Early Jazz moves

 are used for warm before the dance lesson to help dancers feel and move to the swing beat. Pulse your body to every beat of the music!

LIST OF EARLY JAZZ DANCE MOVES USED DURING WARM UP AT THE SWING DANCE LESSON


BREAK A LEG

CRAZY LEGS

FISHTAIL

ITCHIN

KNEE SLAP (combo with CHERRY PICK)

LAWNMOWER

MESSIN AROUND

PECKING

RUSTY DUSTY

SHIMMERS (Shimmer hands and twist the knees)

POSE (with a partner link R elbows-follow pose with a skip)

BRIDGE with back sisscor kicks

TRIPLE STEP (Trip step step)

BACK KICK RUNS with claps and a wave (clap 8+1 wave 567)

LOCK TURN

DIGS (same elbow and hip up on the side hold - then reverse)

SHORTY GEORGE

SKATE 

SPANK THE BABY

TIC TOC

DUCK WALK

JIG WALKS/ KICKS

ROCK STEP KICK X

CRAZY KNEES and WINDMILL ARMS

SHIM SHAM STEP

PUSH AND X OVER

TACKY ANNE

TAP BREAK

HALF BREAK

SUZY Q

CHARLESTON

SLAP CHARLESTON

JUMP CHARLESTON

SQUAT CHARLESTON

20`S CHARLESTON

TOE HEEL SLIDE (JAMES BROWN)

APPLE JACK

CLAP BOOGIE BACK

BOOGIE UP

SHORTY GEORGE

JUMP BOOGIE(Clap on evens circling hands down)

GAZE AFAR

FISHTAIL

BREEZE THE KNEES

RIDE THE PONY(Guys jump boogie back while girls CAKE WALK)

FALL OFF THE LOG

KICK BALL CHANGE

TAP BALL CHANGE

BLACK BOTTOM STEPS: BASIC STEP -Swim slow slow and Quick Quick slow,

BOX,

STOMP OFF,

HIPS DOUBLE AND SINGLE,

KNEE SLAP,

TWIST DOWN

DOUBLE BASIC

SINGLE BASIC

X OVER

LOW DOWN

SHUFFLE STEP UPS

DROP IT DOWN

SHIMMEE

TRUCKIN

SLIP SLOP

HEELS

KICK AWAY

BUTT ROLL

X AWAY

STOMP OFF

POINTS

SCISSORS