Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Here is a video of Amir Thaleb dancing in Cairo 2006. Some of the most articulate shoulder and chest work I've ever seen.
The live orchestra is fan-f*cking-tastic! If you have the time after watching once, go back and watch the drum solo section again. Only this time watch the drummers, how they all interact. Is pretty cool.
For less shoulders and more shimmy watch this video. I love how even though he is doing Oriental Dance you can catch the South American influence in his chest circles and "rounded" shimmies (see the Zaar section around 4:20).