Salsa > Timba, and everyone escapes from the dance floor

Discussion in 'Salsa' started by opendoor, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. opendoor

    opendoor Well-Known Member

    Over here (Hamburg, Germany) nobody would have the courage to dance unrestrained despelote moves in public. What are your experiences?
  2. Simi-Lanjiao

    Simi-Lanjiao Member

    Over here in SE Asia, most dancers can't even tell the difference between the different sub-genres of salsa music... so the issue of having the courage to dance to timba doesn't even arise.
  3. timberamayor

    timberamayor Member

    In Stockholm people people are generally not shy about dancing despelote. I remember a few years ago when the club El Benny opened they were playing Manolito and pretty much the entire dance floor switched to despelote during the bomba section (can't remember the song unfortunately) but it was really fun to see everyone reacting to the music like that. Wish I had been filming (I was dancing). It was a textbook example of how dancers respond to gear changes in Timba.
  4. tangotime

    tangotime Well-Known Member

    The only "gear " changes most dancers know, is in the car they drive :rolleyes:
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  5. timberamayor

    timberamayor Member

    And in some countries most people drive automatics LOL

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