Latin Dance

Latin Dance

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This title in the American Dance Floor series provides an overview of the origins, development, and current status of Latin social dancing in the United States. * Provides information from interviews conducted with Latin social dancers in the United States * Contains photographs that illustrate the body alignment, mood, and wide variety of context of Latin social dancers, as well as Latin musicians and musical instruments * A bibliography contains entries useful for further investigation into the topic of Latin dances * Appendices indicate basic online resources for Latin social dancing in the United States and provide a filmography of Latin dances organized according to stylerhythm, 44; box, 44 Rivera, Ismael, 59 Rodriguez, Tito, 59, 89 Rogers, Ginger, 108, 109 Rom, 19 rumba, brava, xix, 31, 53, 59a€“61; Columbia, 60a€“61; dance studio instruction, 45a€“46; description of, 43a€“46; guanguanco I, 61; rumberos, 60; vacuano, ... 114; in the movies, 70, 111; innovation, 108; steps, 21a€“22; teas, 17, 68a€“69, 105; The Is Dansants, 68; in vaudeville, 104; tap, 56 Tejano(a), 6a€“10; cumbia, 38.

Title:Latin Dance
Author:Elizabeth Drake-Boyt
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-01


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