Benny More ( El Barbaro Del Ritmo ) the movie.

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Benny More ( El Barbaro Del Ritmo ) the movie.

Bartolomé Maximiliano Moré Gutiérrez conocido como BENY MORE, El Bárbaro del Ritmo o El Sonero Mayor de Cuba, fue un cantante y compositor cubano. Nació el 24 de Agosto en santa isabel de las lajas (Cuba), falleció el 19 de febrero de 1963 a los 43 años de edad. Además de un innato sentido musical, estaba dotado con una fluida voz de tenor que coloreaba y fraseaba con gran expresividad. Moré fue un maestro en todos los géneros de la música cubana, pero destacó...

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In rhythm of Latin dance steps

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In rhythm of Latin dance steps

Imagine you’re at your wedding on the dance floor, surrounded by friends and family. Music is about to begin. Are you ready? It’s by far the most important event in your life. And more than any other usual day, on your wedding day you want to shine, your knees not shake and above all, that you don’t step on the feet of your partner. So how about to prepare yourself by taking classes of dance and why not a Latin dance? What can be more appropriate and fit...

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The sensation of Latin dance style

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The sensation of Latin dance style

Ataca Jorgie (Jorge Burgos) and La Alemana (Tanja Kensinger) two youngsters performing a Latin dance which became a viral video on Youtube collecting more than 64 million watchers! Latin dances are the most expressive dances which involve the strength and the feelings of the partners. The hips movements that accompany the Latin dance steps are characteristic. Some well-known Latin dances are rumba, salsa, bachata, paso doble, meringue, cha cha, samba, etc. . In this video,...

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Latin dance styles

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Latin dance styles

Different styles of dance belong to Latin genre. Latin dances are all about fun, but the level of difficulty for each style of dance can be quite high. Latin dance includes all styles of dance from Latin America. Latin dances can be put together, because even if each Latin dance steps differ to a certain extent, they all have common elements of speed, intensity and vigorous physical movements between the two dance partners, in most cases. Latin dance styles Here are some of...

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History of dance – SAMBA

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History of dance – SAMBA

In its original form, samba comes from Brazil, the former Portuguese colony (independent since 1822) in which, as in other European colonies were brought thousands of slaves. A large part of them were from Yoruba and Bantu people (from Congo, Angola and Nigeria). Characteristic of these people were religious parties that could take days and were mainly related to dancing, with the purpose to cause ecstasy. From this emerged samba dance, which like rumba dance, designate...

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Merengue : A national symbol in Dominican society

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Merengue : A national symbol in Dominican society

  Merengue is maybe the most sought after Latin dance from around the globe. Its success on the international stage is associated with the success of the Dominican national.  Even though the true origin of this music is not known, the theories surrounding it is strongly related to expressions of Dominican identity. Merengue is therefore a national symbol in the Dominican Republic. Merengue was born from the combined fusion of African drums and European music. The...

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