One of Savage Rhythm’s performance groups, The Salty Dogs, performed during the DeSoto Speakeasy in December 2016. They performed an amazing routine to a ragtime version of the iconic “Cantina Band” song from Star Wars, this time more of the members of the Salty Dogs were available to perform. Enjoy!
The Savage Rhythm instructors all collaborated to bring this number together, making it the first of its kind! The three dance couples each took a third of the song to choreograph. Kate & Julie took the first bit, then Jonathan & Tressa, and then Corrinne & MacGyver. The end result is something that we all […]
July, a month of heat and Independence Day and of some excellent opportunities for learning and social dancing. Amongst our offerings Saturday Morning Swing lessons, the longest running lindy hop lessons in Phoenix. Tuesdays means Duce-days at South Central Swing. Uptown Big Band returns to DeSoto for third Wednesday Swing. Contact us for more details […]
Founded in 2011, Savage Rhythm seeks to spread the gospel of the music and movement of the classic jazz, swing, and blues variety. In its pages you will find a home for information, news, and articles relating to the various arts. On the education front, SR is committed to the delivery of the highest quality […]
nown for his dynamic style, technical knowledge, and occasionally over-the-top humor, Jonathan has danced, taught, competed and performed around the world. He is founder of the performance group Savage Rhythm. As an instructor and DJ, Jonathan has traveled throughout North America and Europe spreading the gospel of classic jazz dance, music and history. He has […]
High-spirited and graceful, Kate has been dancing since she received a pair of ballet slippers at age 2. Starting formal classes when she was 4 years old Kate has performed, taught and competed in ballet, Scottish Highland Dancing and piano for over 13 years. Growing up Kate found herself enamored of the jazz music and […]
Corrinne has roots in classical and Broadway musical theatre, hence the “Jazz Hands”. Her love for the jazz and swing theatre classics lead her to become the swing dancing addict that she is today. She first got involved swing dancing when her love interest MacGyver Mann, now her husband, wanted to keep going back to […]