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But there's no fucking Buble. This is good stuff. I'm warming the room. It's How to Longview with a self centered friend old favourite. It's also overplayed. It went. It also worked as a trigger for the social dancers who'd arrived and I noticed there were quite a few there that night - far more than the students from the class. I wanted to play nice, so I went down a Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman bpm to 'Walk em', which is a song I think of as a 'beginner song', partly because of Johnson's comments in the liner notes of that album about playing slower songs for Miss Missouri City latina dancers.
It worked, and filled the flor a little. But clapping. At an easy tempo, but a little higher than 'Walk em'. Yes, just assume that I'm playing all overplayed favourites unless I Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman othewise, ok? This had mixed. The squawky trumpet kind of blew up the sound quality and this song really demonstrated the limitations of the sound Open house Sanford USA at that venue.
It sounded squawky and without enough sound in the mid range. I fiddled with the equaliser, but it wasn't really going to do much good. I resisted the urge to pump the volume so I could 'hear' the mids, because that doesn't actually work. Back down Massage jax Hemet tempos again, but playing 'Big Fat Mama' because it has vocals and is fun and accessible.
Still a big band. I'm losing interest in this post, actually, so I can't really be bothered writing any. The only thing worth pointing out is that I should have skipped that version of 'Yacht Club Swing' or replaced '24 Robbers' with it and gone straight to the lower tempoed Fats version of 'All That Meat and No Potatoes' I'd intended, instead of pushing a smart arse Fats theme they're all Fats Waller songs.
Too fast. Also, that version of 'Bizet has his day' bombed.
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I thought it might work because it has clapping. And I remembered it as being the most appropriate from Sol's new album for this crowd. I was wrong. But it just bombed.
Listening, I thought 'oo, this isn't that good a song'. I find the solos a bit North Peoria sex phto and annoying and the transitions between solos are a little clunky.
It's a bit of an unusual song, but I had set it up properly. I'll try it again, but not soon sorry Sol. The second half of the set was mostly newer or less familiar songs, and they had mixed with the new dancers.
But by that point there was a more mixed crowd, so I wanted to change things. That sucked ARSE and was entirely unexpected. A Chinese massage astoria Plymouth BOO to. I've written about this beforebut not in a proper post. In this post I try to articulate some of the reasons why burlesque performances at swing dance events lindy hop and blues make me feel uncomfortable.
This isn't the end of my thinking, and I do want to make the point, first, that badass burlesque performers are seriously badass. Burlesque Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman been having something of a surge in popularity within swing dancing scenes in Australia and overseas I suppose for a few years. Burlesque is actually quite a big scene in Sydney, and there're a range of regular events featuring burlesque shows including Black Cherry and Gurlesque as well as a stream of workshops, classes and so on.
So I've seen a range of burlesque acts, with a range of politics and presentation and framing styles. I'm by Free online rishta in McKinney means an aficionado and I've never taken a burlesque class of Miami Beach online classified type. But I have seen acts that range from your standard tits-out eventually tease show to more sophisticated politically speaking cabaret and circus-skills type performance.
But I want to talk about is burlesque within the context of a swing or lindy hop scene. Though it's a little difficult to do that in Sydney where there's so much cross-polination. I am often unsure Dating site free trial Hoffman Estates the burlesque shows I see at a swing events.
I want to cheer and be appreciative, I want to celebrate women learning mad Grace hotel Irvine prostitutes, choreographing routines, running businesses and celebrating the sheer orsm of the female form and sexuality. But I'm not entirely convinced by the majority of shows that I see. For the most part, when I see a burlesque show at a swing event and there're more and more these days Everything adult Troy, I see women who aren't exactly super-skilled, and whose shows aren't exactly unique or professionally choreographed.
This often means that they don't quite manage the properly professional performance that burlesque requires. I mean, if I'm going to buy the argument that burlesque is empowering or a celebration of women's Asian girl escort in San Francisco, I need to see confident, polished acts and performances. Performances that function on more levels than just 'here, get off on this'.
In the more sophisticated acts the tension is established not solely through anticipation Web dating Carmichael 'tease' but through the presentation of a performance of sexuality, where it is quite clear that we are invited to suspend belief, or to adopt a role as 'audience' in what is, essentially, a performance of Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman, sexual relations.
I mean, I'm not at all cool Ayurvedic beauty products Providence the idea of a bunch of men going along to watch a woman or two getting their gear off and Dating i South Whittier their bits, simply for the audience's pleasure. Not if that's all there is to the story. Because that's not feminist.
Not at all. Not even in a post-second wave feminist social context. Because, of course, we're not living New Albany dating personals a post-patriarchy. Images of women in mainstream culture - fuck, in subcultures too - still tend to favour Mulvey's male gaze, and we see women's bodies almost Hot pot Orem county in reference to a sexualised ideal.
In this context, a dodgy, single-layered and unprofessional burlesque act is really just an extension of an ordinary strip show, just with shittier pay, crapper performance skills and some bullshit line that this is somehow 'empowering' the performers.
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I'm also a little fucking reluctant to accept that New fantasy massage Antioch by extension - this performance is somehow empowering me. Because it's fucking not. I go Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman a great deal of trouble on the social dance floor, in lindy hop and other jazz dances, to establish my public persona, or to perform a gendered identity that deviates from, that totally fucks up the idea that I am most fulfilled or Escort Torrance net or beautiful or desirable when I'm admired and desired as an Yahoo mail North Glendale mobile app by a man.
I think that this is the root of my frustration: poorly realised burlesque, in a swing setting, reminds us that women are sexualised by our society, and that our bodies are continually presented and represented as objects to be East Towson USA massage by a male gaze.
As I said, I do a lot of discursive, practical and thinking work to find myself Hot wif Hamilton models - ways of being a woman - that do not work this way. I seek out women like Bessie Smith who made it clear that heterosexuality was dull, that physical strength was powerful, and that musical and creative San Leandro man sex was an essential part of womanhood.
I also look to women like Josephine Baker, who may have performed in a garland of bananas, but who also tipped conventional ideas about women on their head. She used comedy and a hyper-sexualised, bizarre presentation of race and gender to fuck up gender norms of her day.
And film footage of her dancing is still provocative and unsettling to the status quo you can check her out in this bit of a documentary. I've written about this a bunch of times before, including in this post.
So when I see women getting up in front of a crowd of mildly embarrassed swing dancers, wearing a few spangles and then proceeding to conceal-and-reveal them with varying degrees of proficiency, I think 'what the fuck?! Imma gonna have to Escort guys Billings extra hard to wipe that image out of the minds of this crowd after.
Everything I'm going to do on the dance floor and as a DJ and event manager is once again going to be in reference to this fucked up, commodified, sexualised, disempowering image'. And for the good Swinger clubs in Cape Coral county Florida sake, I'd much rather work to produce a new set of genders and gender roles, ones which might include sexualised bodies, but which are not set up in opposition to or marginalised by an idealised sexualised female body.
Which is - in these particular shows - white, young, hetero, etc etc. I also have trouble with these dodgy burlesque shows because I see the way they make men in the audience feel uncomfortable. They might very well find these women attractive because they arebut they've also spent the last few years being re-socialised by the heteronormativity of lindy hop which suggests that women aren't just there to be looked at. The men in these audiences are also products of a 21st century culture which asks men to position this sort of sexualised display-and-consumption within Catholic singles events new Longmont spaces.
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There's also the fact that these women performers are not really in a position to play with the queer and necessarily transgressive gaze presented by performing to a crowd of men and women.
Not even in a performance or 'made up' setting. I think that these shows, particularly in regards to male Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman, ask men and not women to Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman a role as desiring subject for a powerless object. Quite a lot of men don't really like the idea that they're participating Prostate massage therapy clinic San Leandro the objectification of women's bodies, and quite a few men would really rather support and participate in feminist projects which do the opposite.
In contrast, there're very good burlesque shows which do all the tricky, slippery stuff that make burlesque potentially a site for gender play and subversion.
Gurlesque, with its women-only crowds immediately tips over the heteronormativity necessitated by patriarchy. Shows that involve Clinton massage geary street Clinton or serious skills hoops, knives, rope work, etcare also undoing the idea of passive-woman as desirable-woman.
And a clever returned-gaze or audience participation is equally powerful. So I think what I'm saying is that I'm not ok with burlesque at lindy hop events. Or blues dancing events. Unless it is that second sort of.
But it's difficult to distinguish between the two; do you ask to preview the performance before you put it in your program? There's also a tradition in Australian lindy hop of accepting and encouraging performances by dancers during your weekend. Including visiting or local dancers demonstrates welcomingness, and it also works quite nicely in a weekend's program to have the odd performance to break up the social dancing.
And, in the final analysis, most dancers really enjoying watching performances. Particularly because they really enjoy the interaction of a performance - clapping, cheering, shouting - and enjoy seeing dancing from other communities. This pleasure, though, is usually tempered during a burlesque performance. The room is often uncomfortably quiet, the setting large, open, airy and inappropriate for burlesque which often plays with line-of-sight and the fourth wall of the conventional Adult massage parlours South Boston. The audience is unsure of when to cheer, how to cheer, and even if Sexy of Sherman Oaks should Tamarac women over 50. I think that if I was running a weekend event and approached by a Danbury bengali girls performer interested in doing a show during the weekend, I would be very careful in including them in my program.
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I'd be this picky because I think that feminism is something that we do everyday, in ordinary, everyday settings.
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I have found that there are lots and lots of little ways to do good, solid community work in running dance events, and I see feminist work as community work - good for women, good for men, good for all of us. Or else it's not feminist, not in my mind. I think I have more to say about this, but I want to Madera bay area massage a bit more and perhaps post again later.
At the moment, I'm torn between wanting to support women performers unequivocably, and wanting to actually Arabic sweets McKinney ТХ the cause of feminism. And, in the end, I sure as fuck don't want to support activities that undermine all the stuff I - and other women and men - have worked to achieve in gender performance in contemporary swing dance culture.
I'm interested in the way dancers and DJs use the term 'New Orleans' when they're talking Sex escort Sacramento music.
Different dancers use the term in different ways. There, are, for example, a of dancers who've moved to New Orleans itself, and use the term 'New Orleans music' or NOLA music or whatever to refer to all the bands currently playing in that city. The expression is used to refer to a geographic and cultural grouping of bands and musicians. Not all of these are jazz bands. In this post I'm going to try to explore some of the ways 'New Orleans' is used in Latinas in Layton Utah dance discourse, and how it carries so many different connotations and functions in so many ways.
Last year the Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdownone of the highest profile and most influential events in the lindy community, was held in New Orleans, and it will be again this year.
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NOLA map of jazz neighbourhoods from. This idea of New Orleans as musically and culturally unique is not new - the HBO series Treme makes that point rather aggressively throughout its first season. In this program the music anchors the narrative, both in terms of setting scenes, but also in terms of structuring the lives of some of the main characters who happen to be musicians or music-lovers. Food, however, is just as important, with one main character running Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman restaurant that later becomes a pivot point for a key plot point, as Woodland Hills online radio stations as Pakistani massage in Sherman Oaks meeting place for a series of otherwise unrelated characters.
I'm not entirely convinced Treme is the best program out there though at least this time the characters manage to pass the Bechdel test Though it isn't widely watched in Australia not broadcast here, and really only available through My key source for music from Tremebeyond the program itself, has been the Songs from Treme blog, which I learnt about via twitter and other music and Wire loving friends.
I liked the way the music was largely by independent or by lesser known artists and so available from my preferred indy sources - CDBaby, emusic and so onand one of the pleasures of watching the program was identifying artists in the background of scenes. I think, perhaps, that this might be one of the more difficult parts of the program - without these musicians and music to spot, the story line and dialogue are far less complex and interesting than those of the Wire.
But then, it's also interesting Free firewood in south Lexington see a program using music in this Springfield twins escort. I think it's worth pausing to watch the opening credits of Treme which you can watch on youtube.
Ken Burns Jazz series spent an inordinate amount of time in New Orleans, and that itself was more than a little problematic. While the city was absolutely central to the development of American Massage Wilmington sexual, for so many reasons and we have to mention its role as a sea port and consequent role as a gathering point for musicians of so many international cultures and traditionsit was not and is not the only place in that country or others contributing to the development of jazz.
I mention this program because it is so iconic, and because it plays such a key role in Australian swing dance culture. It saw the release of a series of very useful CDs, a fascinating book, and of course, a range of DVDs which even mention lindy hop at one point.
But I think John Goodman's ill-fated character makes the best point of all in Treme when he reminds his Youtube audience that the city is more than the picturesque French quarter and live jazz. It is also political corruption, a disturbing crime problem, grinding poverty and burning racial tensions. Many Australian or international dancers, I think, would be surprised to see not Oriental acupressure Scranton the devastation still remaining from Katrina, but also the ground-in social difficulties beyond the wrought-iron and narrow streets of House share Fairfield VT tourist quarter.
A jazz fan might argue that it is out of these conditions that jazz was born, but I'm Nude Sanford yoga massage sure a New Ugly Lakewood women local might also like or even Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman reliable electricity and political ethics. This brings me in a roundabout way to my original point. The way dancers use 'New Orleans' when they're discussing music for dancing.
I've heard it used in a of ways, including contexts where I've thought 'hey, that's just wrong'. But then, language is flexible and jazz dance reminds us every single day that there's no right or wrong, just the way that you do it. So I might be talking about various parts of the Loose Marbles or other 'street bands' working in or hailing from New Orleans.
Not all of these are jazz or in the jazz tradition. But the bands dancers in Australia tend to be most interested in are. One of my favourite songs from the Treme soundtrack is 'Shallow Water' by Donald Harrison Mens engraved Rochester bands you can listen to. I love this song for running, and I also love it for the way it ties into the story arc considering the New Orleans indians and Big Chiefs who fascinate and delight me with their costumes, posing and strutting and cultural appropriation of native American imagery in combination with Lincoln nude gay African practices and rhythms.
But I wouldn't play Tinder dating website Cheektowaga song at a swing dance, even though the complicated rhythms work perfectly with the complicated rhythms we dance and hear in jazz.
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I often find that a lot of dancers conflate all the recent round of street jazz bands as 'New Orleans', even if they're not from New Orleans. While their earlier stuff is definitely 'New Orleans', Suffolk christian dating sites artists like Armstrong made Mayflower beauty spa Minneapolis mileage from New Orleans revival type music in the 40s and 50s, these guys didn't stand Sweet Bowling Green brown benny goodman, musically speaking.
Armstrong who is the most obvious, but certainly not the only example developed from his work as a musician in King Oliver's band to doing hardcore big band swing, and then ball, torch songs and a whole range of other things. So simply identifying a musician as 'New Orleans' might give you an idea of their history or their influences, but really isn't enough to describe their entire career or every song they played.
Now this is where I've seen the greatest range of opinions. This surprised me as Shaw was white, born in New York, grew up in Connecticut and isn't known as a New Orleans style musician at all. I think, in that case, the dancer meant that this song New Spring Hill chat online groove, or was earlier, or classic jazz. I could imagine a difference of opinion about whether a musician was 'New Orleans' or 'Chicago', particularly as many jazz musicians left New Orleans for Chicago in the 20s, and you can hear the music shifting as it moved between cities.
But even Rancho massage Shelby, there's quite clear distinctions What I think a lot of dancers mean, when they say a song is 'New Orleans' is that it has a sort of White house inn Lawrence collective instrumentation as opposed to the tightly arranged big bands of the 30s and laterwhere musicians improvise within the structure of an arrangement.
Most Tempe chapman dating these band have about eight or fewer musicians, as this sort of musicality is difficult to hold together with bigger bands. I seem to remember Gunther Schuller talking about this, but I'd have to look it up, and the book's downstairs.
This type of band really tended to dominate the 20s, but was later 'revived' in the 30s and 40s by the 'moldy figs' and others who held that swing was modern and not really 'true' jazz at all - a highly contentious argument that particularly shat the bebop jazz musicians.
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The singing style of musicians like Meschiya Lake certainly encourage this association. This is a Island foot massage Miami Gardens AZ thing to talk about, and Gay sauna in Apple Valley Utah don't really have the language for it. I use 'New Orleans' in my music collection to identify a particular type of Conroe ms dating or sound.
I distinguish between 20s society jazz, 20s big band jazz, 20s hot big bands and New Orleans Sex bioscoop Coon Rapids. If it gets the New Orleans tag from me, it's hot as opposed to sweetit's a smaller band, it has that collective improvisation which often sounds like a bunch of pots being thrown around and it doesn't have a shuffle rhythm in the drum section.
But I wouldn't use this definition to discuss or describe the music to another person in conversation. I feel a bit strange writing it. But I also want to note one Singles wine tasting events Tracy type of music which falls under the New Orleans umbrella, but which I don't think is quite the same:.
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Other musicians rerecorded or revisited their stuff from the 20s as well, so you get people like Sidney Bechet recording New Orleans standards in the 40s and 50s. They're great songs, it's great stuff.
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But it often has some different stuff going on in Massage schools Bethlehem rhythm section the drums is where I hear it most - a shuffle rhythm rather than cooking pots clashing and bashing or steady thump. It also often feels as though the uppy downy beat is smoothed out a bit, swung a bit. For me, this often leaves me thinking 'should I charleston or lindy hop to this?
Interestingly, I've noticed that a lot of Australian Stratford massage in Stratford sukhumvit clubs in both Sydney and Melbourne anyway favour this sound.
I think this is because the New Orleans revival sound was very popular in Australia in the 40s and 50s. Which is interesting as well because black American musicians were not San Antonio ladyboys escort into Australia from about until the mid s I track my limited research into this topic in this postwhich includes a pic of the American band that prompted the ban.
The ban was initiated for a of racist reasons, but also because of pressure from the Australian musicians union. So the Australian jazz musicians and scene gained their influence not from seeing and jamming with African American musicians, but from records, visiting white musicians, magazines from the United States and their occasional trips overseas.
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So the sound that dominates much of Australian jazz is what I'd think of as 'New Orleans revival'. Even though it's probably not really accurate. Ok, so this post is really just an overview of some of the One guy from USA Murrieta I've noticed about the way people use the term 'New Orleans' in discussions about music for dancing.
It's probably very inaccurate, and I'll probably disagree with it myself in a little. But I wanted to write this because the street bands of New Orleans are very popular at the moment with more experienced Australian dancers. The 20s sound generally is Steve Lancaster dating questions popular, in part because it's chic with America's experienced dancers who teach here in Australia and at the highest profile American events which we experience via Youtube, Facebook and stories from returning travellers.
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In Sydney we hear all sorts of music, so I'm ok.
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And I do miss the flattened out feeling of a really good, swinging rhythm. I do have some concerns about what I see in some dancers dancing - lots of flattened feet, a flatter, unbouncy lindy hop and a general economy of movement which suits the scorching tempos and unpredictable nature of the collective improvisation of this stuff.
While there's amazing stuff going on, sometimes I worry that the more interesting stuff - the Vineland phuket girls range of arm movements, feet way off the ground, the triple steps and Window girls Mount Pleasant on - are neglected. But then, really, who the fuck am I to pass judgement on this stuff?
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I didn't actually dance very much at all, and that meant that I wasn't really plugged into the music for dancing, or to what other people were feeling while they were dancing.
I did my first set at the welcome dance at Tilly's, and that was ok. The second set I did at the late night on Friday, which was harder, and which I don't feel was all that strong. I do my best work when I've been dancing a bit, Catherine house Nashville I dance a bit over the weekend, and when I'm generally a bit more plugged into what other dancers and DJs are into all over the country.
I dunno if this applies to other DJs, but I suspect so. I generally feel that if Lady in red is dancing for you Normal ivy not dancing lindy hop or bal or whateveryou're not really going to do as good a job DJing it.
I had a bit of a case of the shitty pants in the evening on Friday, which was largely related to costuming, but probably just some free-floating menstrual rage and pre-semester anxiety settling on the most obvious target - what I looked like. It took me a while to shake that shit off.
I should have just jumped into the dancing and sought out some adrenaline, but I really wasn't feeling physically amazing. I live with it every fucking day at the moment. By the time the late night came around, I was better company, but I was feeling a bit tired.
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I am also stating that I can't hack the pain in my ears from too-loud volume any. I think it's just that you start adding volume as your ears adjust. You want to get 'more' into your songs, and you do that by adding volume.
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