I'm sorry, this thread is a bit long; did we have a definition of clave somewhere and I missed it?
Try the CD "Tango-Salsa Y Arrabal" by Orquesta La Sabrosura on the Vedisco label.
Dance Forums is still tops
This board is still my preferred one to browse. Could be because it was my "first", but then I prefer the tenor of the...
Listening to music
Try this and tell me what you think:
It's just the start.
CBL and turns
The CBL, be it on 1 or 2, linear or circularised, usually spans one (clave) phrase i.e. two measures of music.
It is humanly...
Rumba intro salsa
A recent-ish one might be "Guaguanco con rumba" from the album "P'al Bailador" by Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad.
I'd like to pick up on a couple of points that were made earlier.
I agree that passion or personal connection to a dance-music genre,...
There's a little-known C3 remix of Brooklyn Funk Essential's "Big Apple Boogaloo", which is not at all like their CD - neither is it on...
Spanish Harlem Orquestra and songs from my own band... :lol: 8) :wink:
The pattern you describe to your students is commonly called the tumbao moderno and is played on the congas (or tumbadoras if you're Cuban)....
El Niagara en Bicicleta
It's on his 1998 album "Ni Es Lo Mismo Ni Es Igual".
Do you mean guarachas?
AT basic step
If it helps any, over the years I've changed the way I present the 8-step basic (with dreaded back-step). It used to be the first...
As usual, I'm a little late to the party. You can also find "Salsa Rai" in Yuri Buenaventura's "Yo Soy" album. His latest, "Vagabundo"...
How about a charm bracelet for the wrist or ankle, with a choice of symbols/items e.g.:
Fox's head for foxtrot
Bandoneon for tango...
My knowledge of Puerto Rican music is a kind of rusty, so if you want further details, I'll have to look it up for you.
LaVoe La Voz
I have to agree with Boriken, I found the "legends of salsa" collection very worthwhile in terms of music and the additional materials...
Strictly Come Dancing
I saw some clips of it on TV last week. Some of the celebrities are looking quite good, they must be working on their dancing...
Yep, I've been lucky enough to dance to bands, many times, with many people. I enjoyed it so much, I wouldn't hesitate to do it again. With the...
Oscar's the man
You lucky thing. I reckon he's the best entertainer in the business. Last time I saw him, he came up with a completely original...
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