East Coast Swing

East Coast Swing is a standardized dance in American Rhythm style competition dancing as well as a social partner dance. It is one of a number of different swing dances that developed concurrently with the swing style of jazz music in the mid twentieth century. This group of dances also includes Lindy Hop, Carolina Shag, Balboa, West Coast Swing, and Jive.

This dance may also be referred to as Eastern Swing, Triple Swing, Triple Step Swing, American Swing, or just Swing.

The East Coast Swing is generally danced as the first dance of American Rhythm competitions.


Tempo Information

The East Coast Swing is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 34 and 36 measures per mintue (136.0 and 144.0 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of East Coast Swing songs between 136.0 and 144.0 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing East Coast Swing

Like/Play Title - Artist Tags
No Opinion How Sweet It Is - Michael Buble Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) - Natalie Cole Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Man! I Feel Like a Woman - Shania Twain Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Potato Chips (From "Smorgasboard...Help Yourself!") - Slim Gaillard Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Cherry - Woody Herman Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Huh! Uh-Huh! - Slim Gaillard Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Nona - Erskine Hawkins Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Le Jazz Hot - Jimmie Lunceford Beat Energy Mood

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