The “Shim Sham” choreography

We often dance the Shim Sham to “Tuxedo Junction” by Erskine Hawkins, but it also works well with the songs “Tain’t What You Do” and “The Shim Sham Song”. See more about the history of the Shim Sham here.

Shim Sham

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I4GooehUuA

Learn:
Part 1: Shim Sham
Part 2: Full Break
Part 3: Pushes and Cross Overs
Part 4: Tacky Annies
Part 5: Half Breaks
Part 6: Freezes
Part 7: Boogie Back, Forward, Shorty George

Shim Sham: Frankie Manning

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjfM4Wrj9UI

Shorty George

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAcBBxrpx-4