Dance Workout for Sheltering
Stuck indoors and going stir crazy?
Need an activity? Try dancing!
Presenting a well-paced, 1 hour vintage dance workout filled with the kind of gritty grooves you enjoy at my Club Nitty Gritty Dance Party in Portland, Oregon: 1950s R&B, early soul, mod jazz, popcorn R&B, mambo, Latin Soul, etc!
ENJOY, and I can't wait until we can share the same dance floor once again!
In Need of a Barn for Dancing
This is a sample set I put together for a proposed barn dance I was hoping to throw in October.
Moon Landing Mix - aka - dj action slacks blasts off
Space Jazz, R&B, Soul - commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
We'll start out on Planet Earth listening to mid century tunes celebrating the mystical and romantic powers of the moon. Then we'll blast off into outer space as the trippy, futuristic electronic psych-soul, funky-jazz sounds of the 60s & 70s transport us to other worlds. Because it's always fun listening to yesterday's version of "the future".
As we reflect on the most celebrated scientific accomplishment of humankind, let's turn our attention to harnessing our talents to address the challenges we face in the "future world" reality we're experiencing today. Because, "if we can put a man on the moon", we SHOULD be able to re-imagine a reality in which racism & bigotry are not deeply entrenched in our societal system.
Feelin' Alright: Soul & Blues LP Happy Hour Mix
Vintage soul and blues music for hanging out!
The Grand Soul Opry
Country & Western meets Rhythm & Blues - I spent five years seeking out records specifically to be able to dedicate an entire night to celebrating the intersections of these seemingly different genres.
Soul for Stoners
I believe I made this mix when weed was legalized in Oregon. Psych soul, trippy tunes