Bobby White is an international swing dance instructor and freelance writer. He holds many titles in Balboa, Lindy Hop, Solo Charleston, and even Trucking. Probably the fanciest sounding is that, with his partner Kate, he is the 2009 American Lindy Hop Champion and the 2007 European Balboa Champion. For more information, visit www.bobbykate.com
Those who know me hopefully have realized that my love of Lindy Hop, Balboa, Solo Charleston, and Collegiate Shag has sometimes reached dangerous proportions.
For a few years now I have written various pieces on swing dancing for events, newsletters, magazines, blogs, and my own deranged amusement. So, I decided to start putting them somewhere together, and add to them. Collected here will be the writings of the past, present and future, beginning with three pieces I’m extremely proud of:
An essay on one of my favorite dancers, Al Minns, which I wrote for the Jam Cellar newsletter.
The Complete P90X journals, which I wrote for Lindy Bloggers.
And “Pride and Pretzel-Turns,” a serial advertisement I wrote for an ILHC marketing campaign.
If you would like to get a lot more crazy zaniness, and get it first, please subscribe to the Jam Cellar Email (www.thejamcellar.com) and Lindybloggers.com, which will enjoy a fresh new kickoff in 2010. The opportunity to write for these publications has produced a lot of my finest swing dance writing, and I can’t wait for what they will inspire me to do in the next few years.