Our DJs

These are the people who bring you DJed music to dance to week after week!

Looking for PRACTICE MUSIC? Well you’re in luck! Just CLICK HERE for a link to some music to work on all the moves you are learning in class!!


Corey Manke

Corey Manke grew up both listening to and playing swing music through many middle and high school bands. From there, it was a natural transition into swing dancing and DJing. Not only has Corey been a dedicated DJ since 2004, he has also trained many well-known regional swing DJ’s, offered DJ training courses, and has … Continue reading Corey Manke

James Pack

James Pack began dancing as a freshman in college in the year 2010 at the University of Delaware. He is passionate about, well, everything swing, and has a special love for his home scene at UD. He noticed on his first night of dancing that the better you get at swing dancing, the more fun … Continue reading James Pack

Eddie Rutland

After discovering the world of swing dance in 2010, Eddie began actively seeking out every jazz recording he could get his ears on, and still is. Since then he has DJed at many events across the globe including Herrang Swing Dance camp in Sweden, Melbourne Lindy Hop Exchange in Australia, and Lindy Focus in Asheville, … Continue reading Eddie Rutland

Nathan Riedel

Swing dancing is all about the music! Nathan loves to make themed setlists – get ready for Count Basie, gospel jazz, or gypsy swing hour when he starts playing his tunes. Old recordings and new recordings mix and match seamlessly as Nathan takes you on trips down jazz history lane, often ending up right here … Continue reading Nathan Riedel