Couple Dancing At Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, 1947 Photograph By American Photographer

From Wiki Planet
Jump to: navigation, search

He joined his highschool jazz band as a pianist and performed many of the songs from the swing era. And when he found swing dancing in the late 90s and started dancing significantly in 2003, the progression to DJ was pure. The songs that he most appreciates are the ones that make you want to swing out. So he prefers vintage songs from the 20s, 30s and 40s. Having a music and dance background provides him a novel perspective.

During this time he stumbled upon a swing dance competitors at Memories. Inspired by the music and the dance, Augie has been a swing fanatic ever since then. Augie presently teaches at Atomic Ballroom in Irvine and travels to varied occasions across the nation teaching or DJ'ing. His music assortment mainly consists of vintage music from the late 1930's to the mid 1940's. As a swing DJ Augie has worked very hard to collect music for dancers that ranges in the lower, mid and sooner tempos with out sacrificing great rhythmic patterns and dynamic adjustments.

Hailing from the east aspect of Canada, Joe developed his musical tastes in cities with thriving live jazz and blues scenes and has been an avid lindy hopper and blues dancer for over 10 years. He initially honed his DJ expertise maintaining dancers up past the rising solar at late-night home events. He has since had the privilege of DJ'ing at quite a few swing and blues venues and occasions in numerous Canadian cities. was first attracted to swing and jazz within the mid 90’s with the non-public discovery of a Diana Krall CD at a Border’s e-book store. Dancing began in 1998 in the course of the fad period.

He was also a co-founding father of the Atlanta Lindy Exchange in 2003–2004, and has been a part of many ATLX committees since. Jim enjoys spinning and mixing a variety of musical styles, including traditional jazz, swing, blues and soul, according to the needs of the dance flooring. Because of his experience as each a dancer and musician, Jonathan is uniquely suited to know the interaction between Swing music and dance.

Over the last 9 years my musical tastes have ranged from traditional swing, Rat Pack, swingin’ blues and even the occasional Neo Swing song. My DJ musical alternatives are often massive and brassy with lots of vocals. I make no pretense of being a classic lindyhop DJ.

He views each DJ gig as an opportunity to attempt to convince dancers of this point the only method he is aware of how - by keeping the ground jumping all night with the music he loves. This guy started his love affair with swing music at an early age. His parents exposed him to most of the greats when he was younger.

In the meantime, he's trying to find the proper come around. Has been a fixture in the So Cal Swing scene because the "Derby days" of the late 90's, and has been deejaying since there have been these little spherical issues known as CD's. Co founder, alongside with his pal Tip West, of the legendary "traveling" swing membership Swing Pit. It was at this membership that most of the songs your favorite Lindy Groove deejays embody on their playlist, were first performed. is originally from Texas and moved to California in 2001 when he joined the Marine Corps.

began DJ'ing candy candy swing music in her college town of San Luis Obispo, CA. After graduating, she moved again home to LA and has been DJ'ing it up at bunches of venues in LA and dance occasions throughout. Mary loves enjoying the music that evokes her to bounce which consists of excellent old classic swing combined with vintage blues, and gypsy jazz sprinkled on prime - yummy. has been actively DJing and dancing in the Atlanta space for more than 10 years. He often spins at Hot Jam, Atlanta's major weekly Lindy dance occasion, as well as dances sponsored by the Atlanta Swing Era Dance Association and the Georgia Tech Dance Association.