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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. Paul Baarn & [...]
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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 #01

I plan to post a new shine every week on Wednesday for you to practise, so you’ll have some new moves for the weekend. This first one starts of easy and is a little challenging at the end with a hip rock and speedy turn. The structure of the clip is: Demo with counts Explanation [...]
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How 2 Salsa: A new start

Welcome, or welcome back. I’ve been so busy in the real world, that I left my website untouched for a couple of years. In the mean time I have added some videos to Youtube, but I decided that I want to start fresh with my website and keep it up to date. So from now [...]
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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!