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  "We wanted to give you a WARNING ahead of this podcast that it is less about dance and bit more about our reactions to the world we're living in post elections. There's some harsh language that comes up a little later in the podcast, and a lot of discussions about the racial and sexual aggressions we've been and are dealing with after the elections. So if it doesn't sound like your cup of tea, definitely feel free to skip this one;...

  We have Damon Stone joining us as a guest for November's BDW Podcast. During our monthly Blues Jam segment, we'll be covering Screamin Jay Hawkins, and we'll get to hear his famous blues song, "I put a Spell on You." Reference Site: Screamin Jay Hawkins rising out of a coffin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5MR_e7HRIM Live performance of "I Put a Spell on You": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kGPhpvqtOc Constipation Blues: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic3g8Xnf7LI

  Willie Dixon is the subject of our Monthly Blues Jam for October. Katie goes over Willie's involvement with several other blues artists, and then we get to listen to one of his more interesting songs, "Nervous." Reference Site: List of songs written by Willie Dixon Then we briefly discuss Aaron's recent move to Chicago before Katie, Aaron, and Clyde tell us about their experience at North Star Blues. In our main...

  This month we're talking about DJing for our blues community. To help guide us through our trek with her impressive blues music knowledge is Anna Washenko. She is one of the main competition DJs for BluesShout! and the headline DJ for many other national events. For our Monthly Blues Jam, Katie's doing something special. She will be tracking down the lineage of one of the most well known and covered blues songs, "St. James Infirmary." Reference Site: Smithsonian Folkways Song #1: A.L....

  This month we have a special guest joining our podcast, national blues instructor Tim O'Neill. Katie will present Big Mama Thornton in our Monthly Blues Jam and we'll play for you a sample of her song called "Since I fell for you." Later, we'll answer a question from one of our listeners about the difference between Slow Dance and Blues Dance. After that Clyde will discuss his experience...

  In this episode's Monthly Blues Jam, Katie will discuss the blues artist Leroy Carr, and you'll get to hear one of his songs, "How Long, How Long." After that, we'll be giving some advice for beginning dancers - pretty much the Do's and Dont's of the blues dance scene. Blues Dance World Podcast focuses on topics of blues dance culture. These podcasts will be posted once a month, so keep an eye out for them. If you like what you're...

    This month Katie's going to introduce a new topic called Blues Music Research, in it she discusses the history of the artist Slim Harpo and his song "I'm a King Bee." After that we talk about Clydes experience at the Canadian Swing Championships. We finish it up with our main discussion on sexiness within the blues dance culture, how others scenes perceive it, what...

    Hey guys, we're starting the podcast up again with Season 2. This time instead of doing instructor interviews, we're changing the format to talk about blues dancing culture in its current form. In this first episode of Blues Dance World Podcast we wanted to give an introduction to all of us, how we met, and how we got into blues dancing. Later we discuss our favorite moments of BluesSHOUT 2016 and Blues Experiment. We conclude with events that are happening this month in the...

Hey guys sorry it took so long to get this last podcast out, but its a good one.  Our 4th podcast is with the amazing talented Joe DeMers. Heres Joe and Nelle's First Blues Routine: Heres the Hot Potato performance that Joe and Nelle performance from 2009's BluesSHOUT!: And here's Joe and Julie doing an amazing blues routine at Lindy Focus XII: The pTed article we extensively talked about on the podcast: http://www.joeandnelle.com/assets/frame_matching_and_pted_by_joe_demers.pdf Blues Dance World Podcast will be specifically focused on topics of blues and fusion dance culture. These podcasts will be posted once a month, so keep an...

So with Christmas fast approaching us, we decided to upload the next podcast a little early.  This time we're talking with the mild manner Dave Madison :P  We go over topics such as sf blues history, Dave's views about dance competition, and safety on the dance floor. Heres the Herrang Video we mentioned on the podcast.  Again this is only a spoof please please please don't do this out on the dance floor: http://youtu.be/Z_rDNU2JVJs Blues Dance World Podcast will be specifically focused on topics of blues and fusion dance culture. These podcasts will be posted once a month, so keep an eye out for them. Main Host: Hafsa Co-host: Alena Co-host: Carl Producer: Andy Lee Guest:...