13 episodes

Salsa dancers from all around the world gather around this virtual campfire and listen to some incredible stories and ideas from the elders of the latin dance industry worldwide. Each week we sit down for an in-depth interview with the greatest artists on earth, their beliefs, their stories and their advice for you.

The Felix Ben Show Felix Ben

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Salsa dancers from all around the world gather around this virtual campfire and listen to some incredible stories and ideas from the elders of the latin dance industry worldwide. Each week we sit down for an in-depth interview with the greatest artists on earth, their beliefs, their stories and their advice for you.

    #13 Rodrigo Cortazar - Sings Live, plus a history of Salsa In 60 Seconds

    #13 Rodrigo Cortazar - Sings Live, plus a history of Salsa In 60 Seconds

    In this episode of the Felix Ben show, I interviewed Rodrigo Cortazar, another salsa legend who gave the history of Salsa in 60 seconds.
    In this conversation, Rodrigo talked about one of the most important topic in dancing: authenticity. He shared the history and evolution of art and movement, recalled several controversial opinions on art and music, and provided tips on how dancers can develop their own unique style amongst many other things.
    There are lots of interesting stories, valuable lessons to learn and wisdom to take in. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I do, as we dive into the life and ideas of Rodrigo.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Alien Ramirez - Life in Cuba, winning 24 titles, mindset training, how to connect with your partner & her story of Alex De Silva

    Alien Ramirez - Life in Cuba, winning 24 titles, mindset training, how to connect with your partner & her story of Alex De Silva

    In this episode of the Felix Ben show, I interviewed Alien Ramirez, another Salsa Legend who has found success not only in the competitive world, but also in social dancing amongst many others.
    In this conversation, Alien talks about life in Cuba, its effect on being a professional dancer, her tips and tricks for being great both at competitions and social dancing, and about her personal story regarding Alex De Silva.
    There are lots of interesting stories, valuable lessons to learn and wisdom to take in. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I do, as we dive into the life and ideas of Alien Ramirez.

    • 2 hr 20 min
    Leon Rose - Successful choreography formula, secrets for leads & followers, staying in the game & stand up comedy

    Leon Rose - Successful choreography formula, secrets for leads & followers, staying in the game & stand up comedy

    In this episode of the Felix Ben show, I interviewed Leon Rose, another Salsa Legend based in Europe with over 25 years experience in the industry, and still going.
    In this conversation, Leon talks about social dancing, tips and tricks, and ideas for everybody to consider.  He also touched on the industry's big and small issues, and everything in between.
    There are lots of interesting stories, valuable lessons to learn and wisdom to take in. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I do, as we dive into the life and ideas of Leon Rose.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Susana Montero - The perfect dance, how to find your own style, vision of the future of salsa & World Latin Dance Cup

    Susana Montero - The perfect dance, how to find your own style, vision of the future of salsa & World Latin Dance Cup

    In this episode of the Felix Ben show, I interviewed Susana Montero, one of the early female pioneer of salsa in Europe and the current head judge of the world latin dance cup.
    In this conversation, Susana has the description of what a "perfect dance" would be like. She also described what she sees in the common generation of dancers and how, as aspiring dancers, can become unique and noticed amongst many other things.
    There are lots of interesting stories, valuable lessons to learn and wisdom to take in. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I do, as we dive into the life and ideas of Susana Montero.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Edwin Rivera - The Bronx, Fania, getting hired as an artist, future of salsa and the great Albert Torres

    Edwin Rivera - The Bronx, Fania, getting hired as an artist, future of salsa and the great Albert Torres

    In this episode of the Felix Ben show, I interviewed Edwin Rivera, an artist, dancer, musician, promoter, DJ, running some of the biggest festivals in the world.
    I really enjoyed this conversation with Edwin as he has a lot to say, a lot of stories, and lots of lessons to learn. He is full of passion and love for this industry, not to mention the great wisdom he has to share with all of us. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I do as we dive into the life and ideas of Edwin Rivera.
     

    • 2 hr 1 min
    Frankie Martinez: Beyond Salsa

    Frankie Martinez: Beyond Salsa

    • 1 hr 38 min

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