He joined his highschool jazz band as a pianist and performed most of the songs from the swing era. And when he discovered swing dancing within the late 90s and started dancing significantly in 2003, the progression to DJ was natural. The songs that he most appreciates are those that make you need to swing out. So he prefers vintage songs from the 20s, 30s and 40s. Having a music and dance background gives him a novel perspective.
During this time he stumbled upon a swing dance competitors at Memories. Inspired by the music and the dance, Augie has been a swing fanatic ever since then. Augie at present teaches at Atomic Ballroom in Irvine and travels to varied events throughout the country teaching or DJ'ing. His music collection mainly consists of vintage vintage design t shirt music from the late 1930's to the mid 1940's. As a swing DJ Augie has worked very exhausting to collect music for dancers that ranges within the lower, mid and sooner tempos without sacrificing nice rhythmic patterns and dynamic adjustments.
Hailing from the east aspect of Canada, Joe developed his musical tastes in cities with thriving reside jazz and blues scenes and has been an avid lindy hopper and blues dancer for over 10 years. He initially honed his DJ abilities preserving dancers up past the rising sun at late-evening house events. He has since had the privilege of DJ'ing at quite a few swing and blues venues and occasions in various Canadian cities. was first attracted to swing and jazz in the mid ninetyâ€™s with the non-public discovery of a Diana Krall CD at a Borderâ€™s guide store. Dancing started in 1998 through the fad period.
He was also a co-founding father of the Atlanta Lindy Exchange in 2003â€“2004, and has been a part of many ATLX committees since. Jim enjoys spinning and mixing a variety of musical types, together with classic jazz, swing, blues and soul, based on the needs of the dance floor. Because of his expertise as both a dancer and musician, Jonathan is uniquely suited to grasp the interaction between Swing music and dance.
Over the last 9 years my musical tastes have ranged from classic swing, Rat Pack, swinginâ€™ blues and even the occasional Neo Swing track. My DJ musical selections are often huge and brassy with a lot of vocals. I make no pretense of being a basic lindyhop DJ.
He views each DJ gig as an opportunity to try to convince dancers of this point the only means he is aware of how - by preserving the floor leaping all night with the music he loves. This guy began his love affair with swing music at an early age. His parents uncovered him to most of the greats when he was younger.
In the meantime, he is searching for the right come round. Has been a fixture within the So Cal Swing scene for the reason that "Derby days" of the late 90's, and has been deejaying since there have been these little spherical issues referred to as CD's. Co founder, along with his good friend Tip West, of the legendary "touring" swing club Swing Pit. It was at this membership that lots of the songs your favorite Lindy Groove deejays include on their playlist, have been first performed. is initially from Texas and moved to California in 2001 when he joined the Marine Corps.
began DJ'ing sweet sweet swing music in her school city of San Luis Obispo, CA. After graduating, she moved back home to LA and has been DJ'ing it up at bunches of venues in LA and dance occasions all over. Mary loves enjoying the music that evokes her to dance which consists of excellent old classic swing mixed with vintage blues, and gypsy jazz sprinkled on top - yummy. has been actively DJing and dancing in the Atlanta area for greater than 10 years. He frequently spins at Hot Jam, Atlanta's primary weekly Lindy dance event, in addition to dances sponsored by the Atlanta Swing Era Dance Association and the Georgia Tech Dance Association.