Tag Archives: Music

Top 10 Best “Lindy Hop,” Swing Dance Videos

As some know, I started taking Lindy Hop swing dance lessons in 2009. Since then I’ve bookmarked and shared a number of dance related videos with friends in and outside of class. Recently, it occurred to me to post a top 10 list. With so many amazing videos online it was difficult to narrow it […]

Until It’s You – music video by Colin Huggins

Music director for the Joffrey Ballet School, Colin Huggins (aka – “The Crazy Piano Guy”) is a Manhattan based musician known for dragging real pianos to subways, parks, street corners, and other locations and giving impromptu performances. Check out the great Lindy Hop moves in Colin’s new video “Until It’s You!” I learned about Colin […]

Bobby McFerrin: Universality of the Pentatonic Scale

Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, from the June 12, 2009 World Science Festival event “Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus“. Also on stage are panelists Jamshed Bharucha, Provost and Senior Vice President of Tufts University; the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neurosciences at McGill […]

Beat Box Cooking Lesson

B-b-b-brilliant.

Devo on Saturday Night Live (1978)

Scott Beale posted this on Laughing Squid back in September and it’s been stuck in my head ever since — Devo covers “Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones on Saturday Night Live (1978). Full credit to Scott for the find. šŸ˜‰

Amazon’s New MP3 Music Store

I finally checked out Amazon’s new MP3 music store today and have to say that I was pretty impressed. The main attraction of Amazon’s MP3 store is that all music, much like regular CDs, is DRM-free which means you can copy and share the music without technical restriction. (Of course, traditional music copyright and use […]