LINDY CHORUS
choreography by Frankie Manning (1914-2009)
"Dance the Lindy Chorus in memory of me."

Standard Tempo 168bpm: Beantown 2002
www.youtube.com/watch?v=liRgN7Hr6Dk
(Wednesday Night Hop - Andy Kirk)
Slower Tempo 150bpm: Frankie 100
www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-Yx3CwSj6k

(Easy Does It - Count Basie)

Ithaca College Swing Dance Club - Happy Frankie 100 Lindy Chorus, 4.23.14

A. 0:00 B. 0:45 C. 1:33 D. 2:19
1. Full Orch 4x8
2. Full Orch 4x8
3. Tr./Bar 4x8
4. Full Orch 4x8
1. Tenor Sax 4x8
2. Tenor Sax 4x8
3.  Piano 4x8
4. Tenor Sax 4x8
1. Tromb 4x8
2. Tromb 4x8
3. Clarinet 4x8
4. Tromb 4x8
1. Brass 4x8
2. Brass 4x8
3. Reeds 4x8
4. Brass 4x8 fini

Frankie's Beantown 2002 Version

0:00 A.1    4x8 Open position, facing partner, jockey/clapping even beats
0:13 A.2 2x8 swingout
8 lindy circle
8 F's double OT in place to side-side charleston
0:25 A.3 3x8 side charleston
8 swingout w/ Texas Tommy to SH hold:7, Suzie Q, knee out:8
0:36 A.4 8 SuzieQ, R knee out: even beats
4+4 SH entrance to tandem charleston (L back: 5)
8 tandem charleston (F&L: R fwd :1)
8 TRANS. to crossover charleston: F&L: RS (LR):56, KS:78 KS:12)
0:45 B.1 8 crossover charleston (L side kick:3,7 - cross kick: 1,5)
8 crossover charleston
8 TRANSITION: R hand up, F out CW kick:34,
    RS:56 (tuck out-in), F RSH spin CW (L CCW optional):78
8 hold RSH:1,2 - hand to hand charleston w/ handshake hold (R kick:3)
0:59 B.2 8 hand to hand charleston
8 kick around L R L R to facing each other left outside partner
8 pass LEFT side of partner, (followers: opposite footwork here on)
    RS (LR):12 K(skip)S:34 K(skip)X(kick4):56 S (kick) S (kick):78
8 X(L) hold:12, scoot back S:34, RS:56, X (L) Spin (jump):78
1:10 B.3 8 (hold 1) shimmy (piano) ( Ryan Francois on the Frankie-100 video says to improvise from here to the end of the song)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
* Frankie's version Beantown summer 2002 *
8 points (in-out-in)
2x8 around the world with points (1/2 place change)
1:21 B.4 2x8 around the world with points (1/2 place change)
2x8 F: swivel, L: RSXS
Beantown 2002 version then repeats A.2-4 and B.1-3 for song sections C & D,
and adds a 4x8 coda, with follower jumping onto leaders back, and piggyback walk-off.


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