How to discover great musicians – Scott Joplin

Don’t think this post is about a tutorial to discover great musicians because is there any? This post is about Scott Joplin with the only intention to find back a link to his work. From the websites linked to you can find more stuff by him to play on piano and more instruments. Scott Joplin’s repertoire on 8notes.com The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag, Leola (Two-step) and so on. Palisades Virtuosi [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Biography Scott Joplin was born around 1868 in Arkansas in the United States of America…

7 Great Reasons to Dance

Dance reasons

When it comes to dance there are plenty of wonderful reasons that people elect to dance. The fact remains that far too few of us manage to incorporate dance into our lives nearly as much as we should. There are many wonderful reasons to dance and they do not all require copious amounts of alcohol and someone with a video camera poised for America’s Funniest Home Videos greatness. Below I will suggest 7 great reasons to incorporate dance into your life as often as possible. I hope that you will…

4 Great Ways to Learn to Dance

Dancing is something that many people enjoy not only as a recreational pursuit but also as an integral part of their fitness routine. Dance is a great way to keep your body in shape without feeling as though you are somehow being punished for enjoying that extra scoop of ice cream on your cone. At the same time, dance is also something that many people simply find enjoyable. As with most things in life though, there are often right and wrong ways in which you can make most dance moves…

African American Dance – From Rags To Riches

African American dance

Almost all traditional dances today have taken its root in the African American dance. Their history goes back in the early 17th and 18th century. If you look at it closely, we can safely say that most of the techniques and dance maneuvers of known styles have its root in the vernacular dance routines practiced by Africans during their migration to the American continent. (Image © innovatedcaptures / 123RF Stockfoto) Rags To Riches – A History The history of the African American “vernacular” dance is deeply rooted in Virginia, Maryland.…