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Partner Dance Instruction in Waltz, Swing, and Blues in Seattle | Music to Practice By

Hello Dancers —
Here is a discography for practicing your new skills!
Enjoy and keep dancing — remember, learning is almost always two steps forward and one back! (And sometimes, slow, quick, quick...)
— Lilli Ann


Beginning Waltz — 105-125 bpm

Ookpik Waltz Altan
Hersbruck Waltz James Alexander
Rainbow Connection Kermit the Frog
Brother's Keeper Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Blue River Waltz Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Michael's Mazurka Childsplay
Waltz of the Toys Sally Rogers
Judy Rose KGB
Lucky Bif Naked

Cross-step Waltz — 108-120 bpm

A Day Goes By by Shao Rong
April 19th April Verch
Thanksgiving Waltz Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Warlord Antonio Pinto
Angel Sarah McLachlan
Express Cafe Peter Donnelley
Judy Rose KGB
Spring Waltz Kitaro

Rotary/Turning/Viennese Waltz — 130+ bpm

Show Me the River EastMountainSouth
Jim and Judy's Wedding Larry Unger
Kiss From a Rose Seal
Autumn Waltz Bill Staines
Hardwick Larry Unger and Ginny Snowe
Britany April Verch
Runaway The Corrs
Flora's Secret Enya


Blues Fusion — 50-100 bpm

Secret Maroon 5
Do I Move You Nina Simone
Ascension David Keogh
Slow Dancing In A Burning Room John Mayer
Skyfall Noah Guthrie
Where I Stood Missy Higgins
Bloodstream Stateless
Cold Turkey Anthony David
Radioactive Imagine Dragons


Triple-Time Swing — 110-125 bpm

That Old Feeling Louis Armstrong
Bourbon Street Blues Louis Prima
Black Satin Katie Webster
Maddest Kind of Love Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Early One Morning Kenny Neal
Even if I Tried Emilio
Swing Lover Indigo Swing
Homegrown Tomatoes Jay Ungar and Molly Mason

Double-Time Swing — 130-150 bpm

Stray Cat Strut The Stray Cats
Route 66 Manhattan Transfer
Gonna Move Across the River Bill Pinkney
Don't Do It Little Charlie and the Nightcats
Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby Joe Williams
Blue Highway Rosie Flores
Love Shack The B52s
Muddy Water Keb Mo

Single-time Swing — 140-180+ bpm

See Ya' Later Alligator Bill Haley and the Comets
Great Balls of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
All Shook Up Elvis Presley
Deal With It Kelly Hunt
Say Something King Teddy
Splish Splash Bobby Darin
Banana Phone Raffi
T'aint What You Do Bill May and His Orchestra

West Coast Swing — 80-130 bpm

What's My Name Rihanna
I Don't Need It Jaime Foxx
Madness Muse
Let It Rock Kevin Rudolph
Come On Get Higher Matt Nathanson
I Got The Blues Brother Yusef
Sure Thing Miguel
Little Bad Girl David Guetta