Jive

Jive is a standardized dance in International Latin Ballroom Dancing. 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 East Coast Swing.

The Jive is generally danced as the fifth and final dance of the International Latin five dance competitions.


Tempo Information

The Jive is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 38 and 44 measures per mintue (152 and 176 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Jive songs between 152 and 176 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing Jive

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No Opinion Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham! Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Footloose - Kenny Loggins Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Candyman (RedOne Mix) - Christina Aguilera Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion In The Mood - Glenn Miller Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Big Time Operator - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion I'm Still Standing - Elton John Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Dear Future Husband - Meghan Trainor Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Want to Meet) - Jackie Wilson Beat Energy Mood

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