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.
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.
|Like/Play||Title - Artist||Artist||Tempo (BPM)||Tags|
|How Sweet It Is (133 BPM) - Michael Buble||Michael Buble||133||4/4 Adult Contemporary Pop||4/4 Adult Contemporary Pop|
|This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) (126 BPM) - Natalie Cole||Natalie Cole||126||4/4 Caring Comedy / Spoken Word First Dance Love Miscellaneous Audio Recording More Opera Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Soundtrack Spoken Word Strong Wedding||4/4 Caring Comedy / Spoken Word First Dance Love Miscellaneous Audio Recording More Opera Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Soundtrack Spoken Word Strong Wedding|
|Man! I Feel Like a Woman (125 BPM) - Shania Twain||Shania Twain||125||4/4 Country||4/4 Country|
|Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (148 BPM) - Jim Croce||Jim Croce||148||4/4 Pop Rock Singer/Songwriter||4/4 Pop Rock Singer/Songwriter|
|Potato Chips (From "Smorgasboard...Help Yourself!") (140 BPM) - Slim Gaillard||Slim Gaillard||140||4/4 Jazz||4/4 Jazz|
|Fly Me To The Moon (120 BPM) - Frank Sinatra||Frank Sinatra||120||4/4 Easy Listening First Dance Jazz Pop Strong Wedding World||4/4 Easy Listening First Dance Jazz Pop Strong Wedding World|
|Cherry (133 BPM) - Woody Herman||Woody Herman||133||4/4 Jazz More Oldies||4/4 Jazz More Oldies|
|Huh! Uh-Huh! (71 BPM) - Slim Gaillard||Slim Gaillard||71||4/4 Jazz||4/4 Jazz|
|Nona (134 BPM) - Erskine Hawkins||Erskine Hawkins||134||4/4 Big Band Jazz bop-jazz||4/4 Big Band Jazz bop-jazz|
|Le Jazz Hot (145 BPM) - Jimmie Lunceford||Jimmie Lunceford||145||4/4 Big Band Christian / Gospel Jazz Miscellaneous Audio Recording Vocal||4/4 Big Band Christian / Gospel Jazz Miscellaneous Audio Recording Vocal|