Carin Svensson – Erlandsson. Linedance Choreographer


Small worldCount: 32
Wall: 4
Level: Improver
Choreographer: Micaela (Svensson) Erlandsson, LD Crazy Mike
April 2011
Music: It’s such a small world by Rodney Crowell duet with Rosanne Cash — CD Album Diamonds & Dirt
Intro 16 counts

As oppose to me, my sister is a linedancer and choreographer of linedances.
I DO actually have some use of it since they use a lot of Jazz steps that we (Swing Dancers) use, and often by the same names.
Otherwise we are on opposite sides of the dancing world.  😉
The guy she dances with is her husband, DJ and choreographer Mike Erlandsson.

4-3=0

24 Count 2 Walls Beginner

Choreographed by: Micaela Svensson Erlandsson (SE)

Choreographed to: 4 Minus 3 Equals Zero on Always Never the Same by George Strait 91 BPM

Intro: 24 Style: Country

Section 1     Basic Waltz step right, Basic Waltz step left 1-3 Take a long step to the right with your right foot, Drag left beside right, Step right in place. 4-6 Take a long step to the left with your left foot, Drag right beside left, Step left in place. Section 2     Basic Waltz step forward (R) Basic Waltz step back(L) 1-3 Step forward on right, Step left beside right, Step right in place (weight on right) 4-6 Step back on left, Step right beside left, Step left in place (weight on left) Section 3     Cross, Turn ¼ right, Turn ¼ right, Left Twinkle step 1-3 Cross right over left, Turn ¼ right putting left foot back, Turn ¼ right putting right foot to right side. 4-6 Cross left over right, Rock right to right, Recover onto left. Section 4    Right Twinkle Step , Step forward on left, Kick Right forward, Hold.1-3 Cross right over left, Rock left to left, Recover onto right. 4-6 Step left forward, Kick right foot forward hitching your knee up, Hold   Start over 🙂

HabibiArabic Linedance, 28 counts, 4 walls, improver level.
In memory of Fajez ChebebThis is actually my sister Micaela Svensson Erlandsson

http://ldcrazymica.tumblr.com/

She is a rather known linedance choreographer that decided to chorograph a dance with an Arabaic motif, inspired by bellydancing (+ a little salsa and swing).

The dance became very popular in Asia, Canada and….well check out you tube.

She has since done dances inspired by Jewish, Russian and Finnish folkdancing in a way doable in linedancing.

PS: “Habibi” means “darling” or “beloved” in Arabic.

Salsa Cuba

Salsa Linedance,32 count, 2 wall, improver level, no tags.
ALSO
32 count, 2 wall, intermediate/advanced level, danced with 2 tags
Choreographer Micaela Svensson
She had hardly written the dance (i was in the room) when this popped up on YouTube from Malaysia.
A group called PSLDA. They added theyre own little touch, the beautiful “Ballroom / Latino” arm movements for instance (one SHOULD make a dance ones oewn in my opinion. It IS after all an artform).

Kate Bush


Kate Bush (born Catherine Bush 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Her eclectic musical style and idiosyncratic vocal style have made her one of the United Kingdom’s most successful solo female performers of the past 30 years. Bush was signed by EMI at the age of 16 after being recommended by Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour. In 1978, at age 19, she topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single “Wuthering Heights“, becoming the first woman to have a UK number-one with a self-written song. She was also the most photographed woman in the United Kingdom that year.

Wuthering Heights

After her 1979 tour — the only concert tour of her career — Bush released the 1980 album Never for Ever, which made her the first British solo female artist to top the UK album charts and the first female artist ever to enter the album chart at No. 1. In 1987, she won a BRIT Award for Best British Female Solo Artist. She has released nine albums, three of which topped the UK Albums Chart, and has had twenty-five UK Top 40 hit singles including “Wuthering Heights”, “Running Up That Hill“, “King of the Mountain“, “Babooshka“, “The Man with the Child in His Eyes” and “Don’t Give Up” (a duet with Peter Gabriel) – all of which reached the Top 10.

Running Up That Hill

In 2002, Bush’s songwriting ability was recognised with an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music. In 2005, she released Aerial, her first album in 12 years. The album earned her a BRIT Award nomination for Best Album and another for Best Solo Female Artist. During the course of her career, she has also been nominated for three Grammy Awards. In early 2011, EMI Records also announced an upcoming re-issue of four of Bush’s albums (The DreamingHounds of LoveThe Sensual World and The Red Shoes), now that Bush has regained full control over these records. Bush is scheduled to release Director’s Cut on 16 May 2011, which will contain altered material from her albums The Sensual World (1989) and The Red Shoes (1993). As of March 2011, Bush was working on an album of new material.

Influence

From the 1980s onward, it has become almost standard for individualistic female singer-songwriters to be compared to Bush by the media. She has been noted as an influence on female artists such as Tori AmosBjörkAlison GoldfrappNerina PallotKT TunstallLily AllenPJ HarveyLittle Boots, and Florence Welch,in addition to acts as diverse as MuseOutKast, and Bloc PartyPaula Cole named Bush as an influence while accepting the Best New Artist Grammy in 1996. Ariel Pinkwrote a tribute song for her titled “For Kate I Wait” on the album The Doldrums. The trip-hop artist Tricky has said about Bush, “I don’t believe in God, but if I did, her music would be my bible”. Punk rocker John Lydon, better known as Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, declared her work to be “fucking brilliant” and labelled her “a true original”.

Artists making covers of her songs

Many artists around the world have recorded cover versions of Bush songs, including Charlotte ChurchThe Futureheads (who had a UK top ten hit with a cover of “Hounds of Love“),PlaceboPat BenatarHayley WestenraJane BirkinNatalie ColeRa Ra RiotMaxwellThe Church and Nada Surf.

Louise Brooks


"I'm a Denishawn dancer" 1923, age 17

Portrait: Edward Thayer Monroe


Portrait taken at the Brooks’ Southern California home. This photograph was later used on a German postcard after she left the Hollywood scene.

Portrait possibly by Eugene Robert Richee

Source: http://www.leatherockhotel.com/LouiseBrooksatHome.htm