History From Wikipedia: The Quickstepis a light-hearted member of the standard ballroom
dances. The movement of the dance is fast and powerfully flowing and sprinkled with
syncopations. The upbeat melodies that quickstep is danced to make it suitable for
both formal and informal events. Quickstep was developed in the twenties in New York
and was first danced by Caribbean and African dancers. Its origins are in combination
of slow foxtrot combined with the Charleston, a dance which was one of the precursors
to what today is called swing dancing.