by Jessica Wilson
I was very flattered when Edie asked me to submit my letter to her newsletter. I hope that what I have written here doesn’t offend too many people and that they can see beyond any poorly-worded phrases and not misinterpret me too severely. According to Edie’s reaction to my original letter, it seems there are others out there who will be able to relate to my story. I look forward (I think) to hearing what people have to say about my experiences. Here goes… (more…)
Dear Salsa Freak,
I have just started private Salsa lessons. The challenge I am having is that my wife is now quite an accomplished dancer. The truth is that I just took two classes with her when she started about two years ago, she begged me to go, but because I didn’t like “Salsa” at the time, I quit, and told her never to invite me to a club, because I didn’t like the “scene”. Well, now I never see her anymore, we’re having problems, and I thought I may need to start taking a few Salsa lessons. (more…)
Having a Problem Finding the Beat?
Timing CD! Find the Elusive “FIRST BEAT” of the music!
Salsa, Mambo, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha Cha, Merengue, and Spanish Rock EXPLAINED!!
World Famous Tito Puente and Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!
Dear Edie, I was at the â€™03 SF Congress this last weekend and I believe Iâ€™ve had my fill of bad horrible terrible MP3 music used on performerâ€™s routines.
Hereâ€™s what I have to say about itâ€¦maybe you could post this so anyone coming up will take your thoughts into consideration when selecting the source of their music!
BTW, I have never heard any of your routines reflect this MP3â€™age of routine music, yours is always top-notch! (more…)
Competitions, Competing, Judging… etc, etc…
By Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!
I’ve spoken, and “typed” to tons of people about the competition. I could write for hours and hours about all the stories both good and bad,coming in right and left about this contest.
But first of all, let me say from what I’ve been told and what I’ve seen, that the Los Angeles Mayan Salsa Competition is the most glamorous, most prestigious Salsa competition in the world right now. Consider that the Mayan holds almost 2,000 people, and 2,000 people are WATCHING this competition. Every Saturday, 2,000 people stand in line dance Salsa. That, in itself, is incredible. (more…)