Mauri is, without exaggeration, one of the cornerstones in what is today’s salsa scene. He has been on the decks for 25 years now, which is exactly the reason why he talks things exactly how they are, no politics, no round corners. This interview shall pump up some discussion!
Dance fosters social cohesion and what psychologists call “self-other merging”. We dance in festivals and parties with people regardless of their age, origin, social or financial status and sexual orientation. However, has this social flow really been achieved?
George Tzirtzipis presented his new 30' piece, full of rythms of the Caribbean and a deeper meaning that threw us off guard. This is what we thought about it!
Interview: Our appointment was for Monday, following an intense weekend in Turkey… but she was too tired… “Why?” we asked. And her reply was “the music was so good, I couldn’t stop dancing”! Selene puts her heart in everything she does and her heart beats in the rhythm of Salsa…
With over 100 artists, and a staggering turnout of 5000 participants from all around the world the 14th edition of El Sol Salsa Festival was an event that went down in history.
Interview: Can’t hide it... We love La Maxima 79 and it was our great desire to interview them. We will probably do it next time, as now our discussion with Fabrizio Zoro became at once very interesting, rhythmically switching to cover all subjects. Exactly like the music of La Maxima 79!
During the past weekend a great uproar in the UK's salsa scene about “who should or should not teach Salsa”. Is this the real question?
Interview: Fernando Sosa is one of the greatest salsa maestros, distinguished for his unique style, and an inspiration for salseros all around the world. After 25 years as a dancer, choreographer and teacher he shares with us his thoughts and secrets about the mentality of Tropical Gem, his plans, the future of salsa and festival and much more…