Month: August 2016

Grammy Nominees; The New Swing Sextet

Mike Pena, a former Salsa event promoter in NYC conducts this amazing interview with popular and Grammy Nominees, The New Swing Sextet. In this interview Director George Rodriguez and Vocalist Angel Justiniano talk about how The New Swing Sextet was created and the popularity the enjoyed sharing the stage with great bands of the 70’s. […]

Shani Talmor

Check out another amazing interview with Salsa dancing beauty Shani Talmor.  In this interview Shani explains that you do not need to be be Latino to feel the music.  She talks about prejudice and the criticism some non-Latinos have experienced for loving to dance Salsa music. She also talks about the importance of having dance […]

Melissa Rosado, “The Mambo Queen”.

Melissa Rosado, “The Mambo Queen” shared her views about the importance of learning not just how to dance Salsa music, but also its history and artists. Melissa Rosado talks about her beginnings with Eddie Torres. “The Mambo King” as a young girl and her evolution that paved way to a great professional career. She ended […]

Frankie Martinez

In this interview directed and produced by Felix Garcia (Salsa Lives) Frankie Martinez opened his doors to explain a little of bit about Salsa history in NYC and all the rhythms that influenced the music and dance of this amazing dance.  Frankie also shared his opinion about how men should treat ladies on the dance […]