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  1. tangotime replied to the thread Floorcraft, crowded floor: what skills are required?.

    On the contrary. I danced in clubs, that were 98% latino, and they are/were, or can be, guilty as anyone, in special awareness . You...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:28 AM
  2. tangotime replied to the thread "Original" music West Coast Swing was danced to.

    For latin, George Shearing would qualify, and some "Big" bands, like Basie ,were used for ECS and Q Step .Balboa, as I recall, was more...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 11:25 PM
  3. tangotime replied to the thread Floorcraft, crowded floor: what skills are required?.

    It depends upon the style of dance/music that ,a DJ plays for his clientele. Cuban styles are more compact , where as LA ,NY, tend to...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 11:16 PM
  4. tangotime replied to the thread Floorcraft, crowded floor: what skills are required?.

    You do realise that, his Q was about SALSA ?

    Apr 25, 2017 at 11:07 PM
  5. tangotime replied to the thread Salsa in Chicago.

    Go to salsa forums. There is a radio DJ in Chicago, who posts on the music site ( El Caobo ).. he will give you up to date info.

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:59 PM
  6. tangotime replied to the thread How do I hit the hits and breaks?.

    That is common place among students ( and some Prof ! ). Eventually, if put to use often enough, they all will become automatic....

    Apr 24, 2017 at 5:12 AM
  7. tangotime replied to the thread How do I hit the hits and breaks?.

    One may have good phrasing, and, STILL be technically poor( and off time ). There are numerous vid ex on the salsa forums site of good...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 11:37 PM
  8. tangotime replied to the thread How do I hit the hits and breaks?.

    It's not techn. but, an understanding of how music is phrased . Techn. is the application of specific body and foot...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 10:10 AM
  9. tangotime replied to the thread Most Controversial Dance Fads.

    There are still latino's who like the song/dance. Mainly the older group..

    Apr 23, 2017 at 4:05 AM
  10. tangotime replied to the thread Most Controversial Dance Fads.

    From all accounts, it was very popular, and, in matter of fact, Len Scrivener ( 3 times British Champ. ) was of the 30/40s era , and...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 4:03 AM