Square Dance Club

Rhythm Rounds

City: San Jose

Level: Rounds


Dance location:

Morgan Hill, CA

Jim and Adele Chico

Jim and Adele were instructors for Rhythm Rounds. When in session, Rhythm Rounds had classes from beginners through Phase 5. Jim and Adele still write dances that are danced all over the world and have become favorites.


The following dances were selected Roundalab Round of the Quarter or runner-up:

Mack the KnifeTwo StepPhase II19991st runner up
Hernando's HideawayTangoPhase IV20001st runner up
Slow Boat FoxtrotFoxtrotPhase IV2003ROQ
Are You Lonesome IVWaltzPhase IV20051st runner up
Don't Get Around Much AnymoreFoxtrotPhase IV20062nd runner up
So What's Nu?Two StepPhase II2015 ROQ

ROM and Other Favorites

The following dances were selected NCRDTA Round of the Month: Play Me a Country Song (1992), Nobody Foxtrot (1994, 2013), Twilight Time (1995), With Love (1996), Can't Buy Me Love (1996), Beyond the Sea (1999), Sam II (2004), Amarillo By Morning (2004), Katie Wants a Fast One (2014), Blue Eyes Witchcraft (2014), Another You (2015)

Jim and Adele also wrote these regional favorites: Alibis, Beyond the Sea, Key Largo Bolero, Smoke Slow Two Step.

Choreography and Teaching Aids

  •   Cue Sheets contributed by Jim Chico

  •   Dances by Jim and Adele

  •   Comprehensive list of Choreography with record information

  •   Phase I-II Class Syllabus

  •   Phase III Class Syllabus


Jim Chico, 408-779-7446, Email

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