Blues Idiom Dance Playlists

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Here are Spotify playlists with music appropriate for several blues idiom dances:


*There are both ballroomin’ and jukin’ versions of slow drag. On this playlist you will find both jazz blues and jukin’ blues music appropriate for slow drag.

These were curated by Damon Stone, Julie Brown, Susan OlsonRoss Blythe, and Franz Jundis. I hope these enrich your personal practice!

Belly Rubbing

Belt-Buckle Polishing


Chicago Triple

Funky Butt

Piedmont Triple

Savoy Walk

Slow Drag




Texas Shuffle


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These playlists were also created with the help of many others, please also consider hiring Damon Stone, Julie Brown, Susan Olson, and Ross Blythe to teach or DJ!

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