Author Archives: Paul Baarn

New music remixes available in the Audio section

Hey folks, as you may know I enjoy creating my own music. I like to create music in a variety of styles, but lately I am working more on salsa than anything else. I plan to work on bringing out a few original songs this year. To do that I have to practice with music [...]
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April 9, 2011: Leuven Salsa Festival (Belgium)

I will be teaching and performing with Caroline Menya at the next Leuven Salsa Festival. We have a long history with this event and it is one of our favourite events, because of the wonderful atmosphere and the great people. Check out the festival website for more info.
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Bachata Warmup Song from Bachatando

This one needs a little bit explaining. I have been teaching bachata last weekend at the Bachatando Festival in Brussels last weekend. As I was in my hotel room I decided to try and make some bachata music. I have always stuck to salsa, R&B and pop, so this is totally new for me. Anyway, [...]
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Happy New Year. What’s in store?

I want to wish every salsero and salsera a great new year. I hope dancing will fill you with lots of positive energy. Let’s spread some of that energy to the people around us. The start of a new year is a good time for new plans. Well, actually, every day is a good time [...]
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My new show with Caroline Menya

Here is the new show that I’m doing now with Caroline Menya. It’s a funky cha cha show. I created the music, based on the bassline of Acid by Ray Barretto. The lighting guys messed up the timing of the silhouet part, but did a good job otherwise. Hope you like it. Problem retrieving videos [...]
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My thoughts on Musicality

In the weekend of November 20th I will be teaching at the Leuven Salsafestival in Belgium. The central theme of this edition is Musicality. The organizer wanted to know my thoughts on musicality, and I thought I’d share them with you. 1. What is musicality in your opinion? To me, musicality means being connected to the music when you [...]
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New: Performance Jam Sessions

It’s been 15 years since I started dancing salsa and it has brought me so much joy and inspiration. I always enjoy sharing and through my video clips I do this for free with the whole world. I also teach and perform professionally and I have a lot of experience doing that. For a limited [...]
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Wednesday Shine #07 – On1

Another shine for you to try. Enjoy. View on mobile
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Like it? Share it!

It is now easy to share posts that you like on this site with your friends. I’ve added the Facebook Like buttons, so with just one mouse click, you can tell your friends to check out this shine, or whatever you liked. I’ve also added other options for sharing, which are displayed below each post. [...]
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Wednesday Shine #06 – On1

Hey folks, Another shine for the weekend (or whenever), this time focusing on sharp footwork. Enjoy. Problem retrieving videos from provider: Gone
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    I'm a salsa teacher and performer from the Netherlands. Want to learn how to dance? Check out the clips and tips. Want to know where I teach? Check out the schedule. Enjoy!