Salsa is a syncretic move shape with starting points from Cuba as the gathering purpose of Spanish (European) and African societies. Salsa is regularly an accomplice move, in spite of the fact that there are perceived solo structures, for example, solo moving “suelta” and “Rueda de Casino” where numerous couples trade accomplices around. Salsa can be ad libbed or performed with a set schedule.
Salsa is mainstream all through Latin America and in addition in North America, Europe, Australia, and a few nations in Asia and the Middle East. It is quick turning into a worldwide wonder.
Los Angeles (USA)
LA doesn’t have an unmistakable salsa music style. Nearby groups embrace the Puerto Rican works of art. Cuban salsa music isn’t prominent, as it doesn’t work with the LA move style.
LA style salsa moves are intended to stun the observer – energizing, attractive and ostentatious with heaps of plunges, twists and drops.
The prevailing impacts are from Puerto Rican salsa, Latin Ballroom and likely Lindy Hop (an American move that advanced in Harlem, New York City, in the 1930s and initially developed with the jazz music of that time.)
The LA style “sparkles” have their underlying foundations in Latin Ballroom. Couples split far from each other amidst a move to begin “sparkling”. Ladies will stretch out their arms to pause dramatically, at that point play with stylised hip and hair developments.
The contemporary salsa sound leaving Cuba is called‚ timba. It’s a quick rhythm salsa with a solid afro-cuban impact. Melodies will frequently take after a customary rumba structure – begin moderate, break into a center salsa beat, at that point sink into a lovely call and reaction vocal example. The sponsorship vocalists keep the standard reaction running while the lead vocalist extemporizes. Ahi Na Ma!
The other element of cuban timba is that it frequently mixes different rhythms into the breaks. Reggae, rap and hip bounce have a tremendous following in Cuba, and the timba performers love to play with those rhythms, and interlace them into their salsa.
Cuban artists have a considerable measure of fun at these circumstances – they pull again from a nearby grasp and dispatch into cadenced center body shivers and astounding butt cheek trembles ‚ all developments got from afro-cuban rumba.
The hot salsa sound to come out of Colombia is Salsa Dura – Hard Salsa. Colombian salsa is beautiful salsa for dancing and very popular among Wellington salsa dancers. It’s got a fast rhythm and a wicked big brass sound, reminiscent of the glory days of cuban mambo.
Leading musicians playing Colombian Salsa:
Fruko Y Sus Tesos
Joe Arroyo Y La Verdad
If you’ve ever seen Colombians dance salsa, it’s amazing – incredibly fast footwork and tight spins. Colombians dance salsa really really close,the bodies of the two dancers glued together – almost completely touching each other, from head to toe.
So why do they dance so close?
1. Coz the dance floors are so crowded, there’s no space for large spins.
2. The music’s so fast that the footwork’s gotta be fast and small.
3. Coz that’s how Colombian’s like their salsa