The Dean Collins Shim Sham

Sheila Suarez de Flores and Austin Flores show a breakdown of the Dean Collins Shim Sham a famous variation of the Shim Sham Jazz Routine.

Breakdown

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The moves in this video are:
- Shim sham step.
- Full break (with or without kick ball changes).
- Cross overs also known as pushovers.
- Tackie Annies.
- Half breaks.
- Transition step.
- Suzy Qs.
- Inverted suzy qs.
- Stomp off.
- Cross in fronts.
- Shorty George with tick tocks.
- Tabby the Cat.
- Cross behinde.
- Savoy Charleston.
- Pimp walk.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teachers: Sheila Suarez de Flores and Austin Flores
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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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Shim Sham – full routine

Patrick and Natasha show the Shim Sham routine danced to the music (part 9 of the teaching sequence.).

The full Shim Sham routine danced to music. The moves are:

  • shim sham step
  • full break step
  • pushes and cross overs
  • tackey annie
  • full break
  • half break
  • Then the whole routine is reapeted with freezes instead of the full breaks
  • Shim Sham ends with boogie back, boogie forward and shorty george
  • At the end usually people will start dancing socially with each other until the end of the song

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet

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

The song this routine is often danced to is either “Tain’t What You Do” by Billy May or “The Shim Sham Song” by The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra

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Full Break

Patrick and Natasha show the Shim Sham routine part 2.

The full break is used repeatedly in the Shim Sham routine. It ends with an apple jack

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet

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

The song this routine is often danced to is either “T’ain’t What You Do” by Billy May or “The Shim Sham Song” by The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra

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Learn the Shim Sham steps

Patrick and Natasha show the Shim Sham routine part 1.

The Shim Sham routine starts with the shim sham step and then a full break

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet

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

The song this routine is often danced to is either “Tain’t What You Do” by Billy May or “The Shim Sham Song” by The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra

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