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Tap 2 w/Wendy

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Week 3

Approx. 65 minutes

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Week 2

Parts 1 – 2 | Approx 43 mins.

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Advanced Paddle Exercise

Video Notes:
Please take some time to teach yourselves this combination. I may change up the riff timing next week but we are going to use this next week. Feel free to SLOW down the video on YouTube (go to the settings icon and change the speed- sounds weird but you can use this as a tool to figure out a tap step).

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Cramp Roll Rudiments and Variations

Video Notes:
Once you are comfortable with your cramp rolls, please practice them in any rhythm you want or to any music. Please practice the combinations I gave you here as well.


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Timesteps

Video Notes:
I encourage you to watch this video and pause it as many times as you need to practice (I am tacking on a video in this series later in the list because I need to do the stomp timesteps fast with break (for you to do your break) for the advanced tappers. For my dancers wanting to practice it slow, they can use Dave Brubeck When You Wish Upon A Star or Count Basie Shiny Stockings. For my advanced tappers, try something really challenging like Ellington’s Perdido.


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Ms. Wendy’s Dance Combination for the Next Few Weeks

Video Notes:
Any courageous tap 1s and all of my Tap 2/3, I want you to also try to teach yourself a few steps from this. Don’t worry, I will break the entire combination down in the next few weeks for you (and there is more to the dance I haven’t shown on this clip). A few of you from last year’s tap 2 recital routine will find the very first step familiar. Music is Jazzpill. By Yeyts. & Igory (found on iTunes, but I also found a version of their music on YouTube once when my laptop died…)

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