Swing Legend Celebrates Her 90th Birthday with Dancing Spree

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Jean Phelps Veloz and a dance partner

09/10/2014 AT 01:00 PM EDT

Age is nothing but a number, especially when you're a dancing queen.

During the Big Band boom of the 1940s, Jean Phelps Veloz was a Los Angeles swing-dancing legend. Now, Veloz has boogied her way forward to a 90th birthday.

How did she celebrate? On the dance floor, of course.

Veloz rang in her ninth decade at the Navy Club in Bangkok. The swing star hit the floor with three different gentleman, showing off her classic steps.



In the video, Veloz doesn't miss a beat, easily keeping up with her younger dance partners.

After wowing the crowds, Veloz is treated to a massive cake – a perfectly sized dessert for such a tremendous talent.


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