domingo, 14 de abril de 2013

Ideas for the breaks II

Again, in the first part of the video, some jazz steps integrated within lindy movements

Ideas for the breaks

I love the idea of inserting shim sham steps on the lindy dance!

Cab Calloway and the Nicholas Brothers

Ok, this is not lindy hop, but it is so so freaking astonishing that i have to post it!!!

All that meat and no potatoes...

ILHC 2011 - Kevin St. Laurent & Jo Hoffberg - Classic Lindy Hop Routine

Lindyfest 2013 - Late Night Performance - Kevin St. Laurent & Jo Hoffberg

Crazy people doing crazy stuff

Steven Mitchell and Dawn Hampton at Lindyfest 2006

One more time, you don't need to know kung-fu to enjoy your social dancing... took from the Matias Hyde facebook wall

viernes, 12 de abril de 2013

Dawn Hampton with John Dokes

Now i'm very focused on musicality... This video is awesome... Yoy don't need to know a lot of swingout variations or do an aerial to just enjoy your social dancing. Get from the Matias Hyde facebook wall

jueves, 4 de abril de 2013

Swingout variation and some breaks

I like a lot the first part of the video (This inside turn isn't -yet- in my repertoire) but I particulary like the second part (at minute 3:30).

From Simon and Tash channel. Uoha!! 419 videos!!

miércoles, 3 de abril de 2013

Some of my favourite swing records (modern flavoured)

These are some of my favourite music of NeoSwing and no classic stuff in Spotify and Grooveshark links.

Which are your favourites

martes, 2 de abril de 2013

Diccionario Yu-Pa-Hey Parte II

From the teachers of En modo swing, in Madrid.

Musicality for swing dancers

Some notes about the AABA 32-bar song form. I'm still figuring out how to insert the 6 count steps. I guess they fit in a 32 bar form with 4 six count and 1 eight count. Doesn't is it very rigid? I don't know. Any idea? I recently discovered and i love it, by the way.

PD: I've recieved a kind response of Christian, author of the post:

I guess, it depends on the dance level. To a beginner, I indeed would say 4x six counts and 1x eight count. But you also could do 2x6 / 1x8 / 2x6. And with further practice you would't stay within the sections all the time, you would link them together and mix 6 and 8 counts more freely.