texas tommy - because during this period 1909 all the...

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Adiyah Crute Beverly Trask Social Dancing October 1, 2009 Texas Tommy Texas Tommy is the name used in the Lindy Hop for a dance move in which the leader implements a swing out, but on the count of four returns. This dance move is used in dances such as the West Coast Swing and Salsa. The Texas Tommy is said to be the first swing dance. The main reason is
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Unformatted text preview: because during this period, 1909, all the dances were done in closed position. This dance was the first modern dance of the time to include a “break away” step while using the basic 8 count of rhythm swing dance....
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