An appeal to help lindy hopper Emily get back on the dance floor (and the mountain top) after a devastating car accident.Read More
Check out this super fun video that answers the question, what would you get if you combined a Japanese Taiko drumming troupe and a swing big band? The answer is a spirited re-visioning of the Benny Goodman classic "Sing Sing Sing" , combined with the Taiko piece "Gendai ni Ikiru (Living in the Present)." Check it out.
Gotta love that swing and charleston choreography while they are drumming!
Congrats to San Jose Taiko and the Wesley Jazz Ensemble for this wonderful piece. Check out more of San Jose Taiko's booming work on their YouTube channel. And head to their Facebook Page to stay up to date with their performances, classes and videos. Sounds like they may be performing this piece soon in San Francisco's Japantown.
Before we can address the complex issue of Black inclusion in lindy hop, we need to understand the problem. To do that, we should start with our own Black dancers and find out what their experiences and perspectives really are.Read More