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Square Dance Calls authored by Jack Lasry

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  1. Box Car & Anything SCVSDA Notes
  2. Cast SCVSDA Notes
  3. Change A Web Jay King
  4. Change A Web vic ceder
  5. Change The Star Jay King
  6. Clover And Anything Jay King
  7. Cross And Spin Jay King
  8. Cross Turn And Run Jay King
  9. Diagonal Transfer & Roll SCVSDA Notes
  10. Diagonal Transfer & Roll News N Notes
  11. Dixie Daisy 2/3 Jay King
  12. Eskimo Slide SCVSDA Notes
  13. Explode The Wave Jay King
  14. Fan Chain Thru Jay King
  15. Ferris Crossfire SCVSDA Notes
  16. Flip The Line/Wave Jay King
  17. Flutter To A Two Faced Line Jay King
  18. Follow To A Diamond SCVSDA Notes
  19. Ladies Center & Turn About SCVSDA Notes
  20. Mixed Up Square Thru Jay King
  21. Pass & Roll & Weave SCVSDA Notes
 
  1. Ping Pong And Anything SCVSDA Notes
  2. Scamper Jay King
  3. Scatter Scoot Jay King
  4. Scatter Scoot Chain Thru Jay King
  5. Shadow The Column SCVSDA Notes
  6. Single Scoot & Trade vic ceder
  7. Single Scoot And Trade Jay King
  8. Swing Away Jay King
  9. Switch To A Diamond Chain Thru SCVSDA Notes
  10. Three Quarter Tag And Lock The Hinge Jay King
  11. Three Quarter Tag And Lock The Top Jay King
  12. Track & Turn SCVSDA Notes
  13. Trade Counter Rotate Jay King
  14. Triple Curly Cross Jay King
  15. Triple Hinge And Trade Jay King
  16. Turn And Run Jay King
  17. Turn Thru Dixie Style To An Ocean Wave Jay King
  18. Walk SCVSDA Notes
  19. Wheel In/Out SCVSDA Notes
  20. Yankee Style To An O/W SCVSDA Notes
  21. Zig and Zag Jay King

This may not be a complete list of all calls authored by Jack Lasry.

 Box Car & Anything
 SCVSDA Notes  -  October 1983
 

Definition:
 

From parallel 2-faced lines: Infacers have the centers Walk & the ends Dodge to form a box circulate in the middle as the outfacers Wheel & Deal. Ends in a 1/4 box; centers take the 'Anything' command.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cast
 SCVSDA Notes  -  August 1990
 

Definition:
 

From a wave: Ends and adjacent center Cast (off) 3/4. (In the vein of swing, slip, etc.)

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Change A Web
 Jay King  -  page 68
 

Definition:
 

From a one quarter tag formation: Start a Spin a Web, but the end dancers in the wave will walk forward to join the star ahead of the active coming out of the center. Turn the star until the dancer behind the active from the center can go into the middle for a 3/4 arm turn into the center of the middle wave. The dancer behind the one who went into the center for the 3/4 arm turn will move up to become the end of the new wave in the center. The two dancers still left outside will turn individually to face the center of the set. Finishes in a one quarter tag formation.

Jack Lasry 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Change A Web  -  C4
 vic ceder
 

Definition:
 

From a 1/4 Tag, Starting Double Pass thru, or other applicable formations.

  1. Centers Arm Turn 1/2;
  2. Very Centers Arm Turn 3/4 as Ends of Center Extend, as Outsides adjust to form two stars;
  3. Star 1 & 1/4 (yes, 5 spots);
  4. Very Centers Arm Turn 3/4 as dancer following them Extend to become the End of the Center Wave as Others adjust to form an In-Facing Couple.

Ends in a 1/4 Tag.

Jack Lasry 1968

Change The Web

 Change The Star
 Jay King  -  page 65
 

Definition:
 

From eight chain thru formation: Same basic idea as Change a Web. Make two four-hand right-hand stars and turn them once and a little more until the inactives (outside couples) can lead into the center. The left-hand person of the inactive couple goes into the middle for the 3/4 arm turn and the right hand person (trailing in the star) steps to the left into the center to form the ends of a wave. The other two dancers individually turn to face the center of the set. Finishes in a one quarter tag formation.

Jack Lasry 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Clover And Anything
 Jay King  -  page 36
 

Definition:
 

From a Trade By formation: Those facing out do a Cloverleaf. Those facing in take the "Anything" call (i.e., Half Square Thru; Spin the Top, etc.). NOTE: A member of the Horseshoe Turn family.

Jack Lasry 1965

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross And Spin
 Jay King  -  page 115
 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Girls Cross And Spin -- girls cross over (passing inside shoulders--i.e., left shoulders) to arm turn the boy 3/4 and form a wave. Boys Cross And Spin -- boys cross over (passing right shoulders) to arm turn the girl 3/4 and form a left hand wave.

Jack Lasry and Allen Tipton 1967

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Turn And Run
 Jay King  -  page 114
 

Definition:
 

From box formation: Trailers move up to arm turn half with outside arms as the leaders run. Finishes in a wave (See Curly Wheel for a different ending formation for this same kind of movement).

Jack Lasry 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Diagonal Transfer & Roll
 SCVSDA Notes  -  June 1984
 

Definition:
 

From a column: Dancers 1 and 2 Transfer the Column and Roll; dancers 3 and 4 Cross Extend and Trade.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Diagonal Transfer & Roll
 News N Notes  -  September 1984
 

Definition:
 

From adjacent columns: #1 and #2 dancers Transfer the Column and Roll, #3 & #4 dancers Cross Extend and Trade. End in parallel two-faced lines.

Jack Lasry 1984

This definition is from News and Notes by Al Brundage, Earl Johnston and Ed Foote.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Dixie Daisy 2/3
 Jay King  -  page 75
 

Definition:
 

From two single file pairs facing (or each side of a double pass thru formation): Leads pull by with a right, do a Left Turn Thru with the outside two, then come back to the center to take the next call.

Jack Lasry 1965

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Eskimo Slide
 SCVSDA Notes  -  October 1988
 

Definition:
 

From a wave: Dancers slide nose-to-nose.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Explode The Wave
 Jay King  -  page 39
 

Definition:
 

From a wave: All step thru and quarter in. All now give a right to opposite and pull by. Finishes with couples back to back.

Jack Lasry 1965

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fan Chain Thru
 Jay King  -  page 179
 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or two faced lines: Centers arm turn 3/4, new centers in the wave across the center Trade, then arm turn 3/4 with the wave ends. Finishes in parallel waves or two faced lines.

Jack Lasry 1967

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Ferris Crossfire
 SCVSDA Notes  -  February 1983
 

Definition:
 

From parallel 2-faced lines: Outfacers Ferris Wheel; infacers Extend and Crossfire.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Flip The Line/Wave
 Jay King  -  page 73
 

Definition:
 

From a wave or line: Centers run then all Tag the Line (1/4, 1/2, 3/4 or full) and take the call Right, Left, In, Out or Zig Zag.

Jack Lasry 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Flutter To A Two Faced Line
 Jay King  -  page 232
 

Definition:
 

Version #1

From facing couples: Flutter Wheel then Veer left. Finishes in a two faced line. (Chuck Peel 1971)

Version #2

From couples facing: Right side persons will walk up until they are shoulder to shoulder and right arm turn 3/4 as left side persons follow partner across and Quarter Right. Finishes in a two faced line. (Jack Lasry 1971)

Chuck Peel and Jack Lasry 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Follow To A Diamond
 SCVSDA Notes  -  April 1989
 

Definition:
 

From a box circulate: Box Counter Rotate; 1/2 Box Circulate (i.e. Trail to a Diamond [C2]).

From a Z: Extend and proceed as above.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Ladies Center & Turn About
 SCVSDA Notes  -  February 1990
 

Definition:
 

From a circle: Ladies move forward, turn around, and step back as men Circle Left (Sashay) one position.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Mixed Up Square Thru
 Jay King  -  page 192
 

Definition:
 

From eight chain thru formation: All do a Half Square Thru. Centers now turn to face partner and finish the Square Thru as per call (usually given as "Centers go one, two or three more hands"). If the centers go two more hands, finishes in lines facing out. If they go one or three more hands, finishes in one of the varieties of T-Bone formation.

Jack Lasry 1970

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Pass & Roll & Weave
 SCVSDA Notes  -  August 1988
 

Definition:
 

From a box circulate (or single 8 chain thru); (Touch if necessary,) Scoot & Weave.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Ping Pong And Anything
 SCVSDA Notes  -  August 1985
 

Definition:
 

From a quarter tag: Extend the Tag twice; leaders take the next command.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scamper
 Jay King  -  page 112
 

Definition:
 

From a 3/4 Tag formation: Dancers in the wave Single Hinge then Box Circulate. Couples facing out Peel Off and move up to meet dancer from the other side to do a Single Hinge. Finishes in column formation.

Jack Lasry 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scatter Scoot
 Jay King  -  page 43
 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Those facing out do a regular circulate (not a split circulate). Those facing in do a turn thru or left turn thru as in a normal Scoot Back. Finishes in parallel waves.

Jack Lasry 1970

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scatter Scoot Chain Thru
 Jay King  -  page 170
 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: All Step Thru. Those in the center Swing Thru (or Left Swing Thru if starting waves were left hand) and then Turn Thru (or Left Turn Thru). Those facing out Circulate once. Finishes in parallel waves (same hand as starting waves).

Jack Lasry 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Shadow The Column
 SCVSDA Notes  -  August 1988
 

Definition:
 

From columns: (Cast a Shadow from columns) i.e. #1 and #3 dancers step out and 1/2 Zoom, Cast 3/4 and Spread, #2 dancers Cloverleaf, #4 dancers Circulate 1 & 1/2, Hinge, and Extend.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Single Scoot & Trade  -  C4
 vic ceder
 

Definition:
 

From a Single 1/4 Tag.

  1. Scoot Back;
  2. Ends 1/4 to handhold and move up 1/4 (as in Lockit)
    as Centers Arm Turn 1/2 picking up the Ends (as in Trail Off).

Ends in a Two-Faced Line.

Jack Lasry 1972

Single Scoot & Trade

 Single Scoot And Trade
 Jay King  -  page 172
 

Definition:
 

From the left or right half of a one quarter tag formation: Center two do a (modified) Scoot Back with the outside two, then the centers arm turn half. The dancers facing out do a Quarter Right, then "move up" (on their own side of the set) to form a two faced line in the center. From a full one quarter tag formation, finishes in a line of eight with couples alternately facing.

Jack Lasry 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Swing Away
 Jay King  -  page 87
 

Definition:
 

From facing pairs: Swing Thru, centers turn back (turning toward each other). Finishes in a two-faced line.

Jack Lasry 1969

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Switch To A Diamond Chain Thru
 SCVSDA Notes  -  April 1989
 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves/lines: Switch to a Diamond; very centers Trade; diamond centers Cast Off 3/4.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Three Quarter Tag And Lock The Hinge
 Jay King  -  page 207
 

Definition:
 

From lines, waves, or two faced lines: Do a 3/4 Tag then the center four Lock It and then Single Hinge. Ends Quarter In and then arm turn by the right 3/4. Finishes in column formation.

Jack Lasry 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Three Quarter Tag And Lock The Top
 Jay King  -  page 207
 

Definition:
 

From lines, waves or two faced lines: Do a 3/4 Tag then centers in the wave Lock It. Outside two Quarter In and step forward right shoulders and all Spin the Top. Finishes in parallel waves.

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Track & Turn
 SCVSDA Notes  -  April 1985
 

Definition:
 

From a completed DPT: All Track 2; all individually face center of forming wave.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Trade Counter Rotate  -  C4
 Jay King  -  page 226
 

Definition:
 

Same as Counter Rotate One Position And Spread.

Jack Lasry 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

Trade Counter Rotate

 Triple Curly Cross
 Jay King  -  page 117
 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: Curlicue, then the six facing on a diagonal pull by with left hands. Finishes with ends facing out and the centers in box formation.

Jack Lasry 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Triple Hinge And Trade
 Jay King  -  page 142
 

Definition:
 

From parallel lines or parallel two faced lines: Couples Hinge, then outside couples Bend to face in. Finishes in double pass thru formation. NOTE: This is to be distinguished from "Couples Hinge and Triple Trade" which is a directional call and means only what it says.

Jack Lasry 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Turn And Run
 Jay King  -  page 113
 

Definition:
 

From box formation: Leaders Run and the trailers arm turn half with each other. Finishes in a two-faced line (trailers are the centers).

Jack Lasry 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Turn Thru Dixie Style To An Ocean Wave
 Jay King  -  page 127
 

Definition:
 

From two dancers in single file facing two dancers in single file: Leads Turh Thru, then give a left to the trailer to arm turn enough to allow them to join right hands in the center of a wave. NOTE: An unfortunate similarity of name to Turn Thru Dixie Style.

Jack Lasry 1971

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Walk
 SCVSDA Notes  -  October 1986
 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Designated dancers exchange places by a Jay Walk.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Wheel In/Out
 SCVSDA Notes  -  February 1986
 

Definition:
 

From box circulate: Dancer facing in Wheel Thru; dancer facing out Quarter In/Out (to center of original box) as directed by call.

From facing couples: Beaus Wheel Thru; Belles take the In/Out command.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Yankee Style To An O/W
 SCVSDA Notes  -  April 1983
 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Square Thru but on the second hand Left Swing (1/2) to form a left-hand wave with original beaus as ends.

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Zig and Zag  -  A2
 Jay King  -  page 218
 

Definition:
 

From a single file line of two: Leader does a Quarter right (Zig) and the trailer does a Quarter Left (Zag). NOTE: These terms are often used as an addition to Tag the Line (ie., Tag the Line "Zig Zag").

Bill Shymkus and Jack Lasry 1968

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

Zig

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