Trankie Do

in Tranky Doo, by eiki

Trankie Do full routine

Daniel and Tiffany show the full Tranky Doo routine with counts.

The steps in this video are:
– Fall off the log
– Shuffles (aka Scoots)
– Fall off the log
– Shuffles
– Shoe shine (aka the Horse)
– Boogie forward (aka Boogie fronts)
– Shoe shine
– Boogie forward
– Apple jack
– Apple jack
– Rocks (aka Hallelujahs)
– Rocks forward
– Boogie back
– Shorty George
– Boogie back
– Break step
– Knee slaps
– Suzie Q
– Reverse break
– Mess around
– Fall off the log jumping backward
– Eagle slide
– Boogie drops
– Mambo steps
– Push turn (paddle turn)
– Fall off the log going backward
– Truckin’ (3x)
– Float Back
– The Josephine Baker (aka Crazy legs)
– Walk about
– Box step
– Shouts (hip forward, back & side to side )
– Knee slaps

This is the full Tranky Doo routine. After these steps are completed you start again from the beginning of the routine untill the song ends.

Teachers: Daniel Newsome and Tiffany Wine
http://www.FreeSwingDanceLessons.com

This routine is often danced to the song “The Dipsy Doodle”

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Tranky Doo fourth part

the fourth part of the Tranky Doo routine.

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The steps in this video are:
– Shorty George [8 beats]
– Boogie Backs [8 beats]
– Shorty George [8 beats]
– Break [8 beats]

When this routine is danced, it is common that leaders and followers will alternate: the leaders do Shorty George while the followers do the Boogie Backs and vice versa.

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Tranky Doo first part

the first part of the Tranky Doo routine.

video coming soon

The steps in this video are:
o Break step [8 beats]
o Fall off the log with scoots [2x8 beats]
o Fall off the log with scoots [2x8 beats]

This routine, like so many other jazz routines, starts on count 8 instead of count 1.

Notice that in this video, the routine starts with a break step. This step is
commonly left out while performing the routine and people will start with the
fall of the log.

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Jazz it up

in Advanced, by eiki

Jazz it up

Mike and Nina show some jazz steps that you can use when you dance with a partner.

Interesting jazz steps to be used in partner dancing. Boogie Backs, Eagle Slide, Boogie Forwards, Tackie Annies, Pushes, Knee Slaps and a break step.

Teachers: Mike Faltesek and Nina Gilkenson http://www.falty.com/Old%20Site/Home.html and http://www.andyandnina.com/

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Jitterbug Stroll full routine

Mandi Gould shows the full Jitterbug Stroll routine as choreographed by Ryan Francois.

The steps in the Jitterbug Stroll routine are:

* ———– first section —————
* Hustle forward (also called the pada pada) [2 beats]
* Skip back (also called the boogie back) [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Hustle forward [2 beats]
* Skip back [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Hustle forward (also called the pada pada) [2 beats]
* Skip back (also called the boogie back) [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Stroll Around (also called jazz pivot turn) [8 beats]
* Hustle forward (also called the pada pada) [2 beats]
* Skip back (also called the boogie back) [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Break step (also called the full break) [4 beats]
* ———– second section —————
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times [4 beats]
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times [4 beats]
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times (to the left) [4 beats]
* Stroll Around [8 beats]
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times [4 beats]
* Break Step (also called full break) and Turn around [8 beats]
* ———– third section —————
* Suzie Q left [8 beats]
* Suzie Q right [8 beats]
* Suzie Q left [8 beats]
* Stroll Around (also called the pivot step) [8 beats]
* Suzie Q left [8 beats]
* Break Step (also called the full break) and Turn around [8 beats]
* ———– fourth section —————
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Stroll Around (also called the pivot step) [8 beats]
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Break Step (also called the full break) and Turn around [8 beats]

Teacher: Mandi Gould
http://www.beeskneesdance.com/

The songs this routine is useually danced to is “The Jitterbug Stroll” by Steven Mitchell or “Woodchopper’s Ball” by Woody Herman.

The Jitterbug Stroll was choreographed by Ryan Francois.

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Jitterbug Stroll fourth group

Mike & Tina show the Jitterbug Stroll part 4.

In this last video of the Jitterbug stroll the steps are:

* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Stroll Around (also called the pivot step) [8 beats]
* Boogie back (also called kick ball change) [4 beats]
* Tick Tock [4 beats]
* Break Step (also called the full break) and Turn around [8 beats]

Teachers: Mike & Tina
http://www.headoverheelsdance.com/

The songs this routine is useually danced to is “The Jitterbug Stroll” by Steven Mitchell or “Woodchopper’s Ball” by Woody Herman.

The Jitterbug Stroll was choreographed by Ryan Francois.

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Jitterbug Stroll third group

Mike & Tina show the Jitterbug Stroll part 3.

The steps in this video are:

* Suzie Q left [8 beats]
* Suzie Q right [8 beats]
* Suzie Q left [8 beats]
* Stroll Around (also called the pivot step) [8 beats]
* Suzie Q left [8 beats]
* Break Step (also called the full break) and Turn around [8 beats]

Teachers: Mike & Tina
http://www.headoverheelsdance.com/

The songs this routine is useually danced to is “The Jitterbug Stroll” by Steven Mitchell or “Woodchopper’s Ball” by Woody Herman.

The Jitterbug Stroll was choreographed by Ryan Francois.

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Jitterbug Stroll second group

Mike & Tina show the Jitterbug Stroll part 2.

The steps in this video are:

* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times [4 beats]
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times [4 beats]
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times (to the left) [4 beats]
* Stroll Around [8 beats]
* Knee slap right [2 beats]
* Knee slap left [2 beats]
* Shorty george 3 times [4 beats]
* Break Step (also called full break) and Turn around [8 beats]

Teachers: Mike & Tina
http://www.headoverheelsdance.com/

The songs this routine is useually danced to is “The Jitterbug Stroll” by Steven Mitchell or “Woodchopper’s Ball” by Woody Herman.

The Jitterbug Stroll was choreographed by Ryan Francois.

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Jitterbug Stroll first group

Mike & Tina show the Jitterbug Stroll part 1.

The steps in this video are:

* Hustle forward (also called the pada pada) [2 beats]
* Skip back (also called the boogie back) [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Hustle forward [2 beats]
* Skip back [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Hustle forward (also called the pada pada) [2 beats]
* Skip back (also called the boogie back) [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Stroll Around (also called jazz pivot turn) [8 beats]
* Hustle forward (also called the pada pada) [2 beats]
* Skip back (also called the boogie back) [2 beats]
* Boogie Forward twice [4 beats]
* Break step (also called the full break) [4 beats]

Teachers: Mike & Tina
http://www.headoverheelsdance.com/

The songs this routine is useually danced to is “The Jitterbug Stroll” by Steven Mitchell or “Woodchopper’s Ball” by Woody Herman.

The Jitterbug Stroll was choreographed by Ryan Francois.

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Boogie Back, Break Step, Break a Leg

Patrick and Natasha show the Big Apple routine part 15

In this final section of the Big Apple routine. Here there are 3 8counts of Boogie Back’s. After that there is the Break Step. Then the routine ends with the Break A Leg move wich is basically a very stylized version of the Kick Ball Change step. Break a Leg is done until the song ends. This completes the routine.

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet

Youtube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/PatrickAndNatasha

The music the routine is useually danced to The Big Apple Contest by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet

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