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Quick Step/Pea Body

Character of the Music and the Dance

Quick Step and Pea Body both embrace controlled footwork to very fast swing music. Hopping, turning, and kicking is not uncommon here. Travel around the floor in a beautiful ballroom hold all while demonstrating what the feet can do.

Common Instruments

Drums, Horns, Piano

Rhytmical Themes

The boom tick sounds in the music are generally really light. You will also hear a swung rhythm in the music. (Tick-----tick-tick)

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Sample Descriptions

Take note both the speed of the music as well as the light beats that are used as the foundation for the song

Here the primary beats are replaced with a stringed instrument

Even in the modern take of this style, there is still a very soft beat complimented by more modern instruments

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