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Gene Hubert Dances

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Sometimes you just have to delight when the Universe and the Internet collide. Hugh, a gentleman from England, was seeking permission to “assemble a book of dances suitable for calling at English dance clubs,” and he wanted to include some American contras, in particular some of Gene Hubert’s dances. His Google search turned up a […]

Thank You, Musicians!

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Musician Appreciation by Dancers (MAD) This article first appeared in the New Mexico Folk Music and Dance Society (FOLKMADS) newsletter, Vol. 9, Issue 6, November/December 2006. It was then picked up by the Country Dance and Song Society News, Issue 194, January/February 2007, page 12. It has been reprinted in various folk music and dance […]


Sunday, December 11th, 2005

I wish to acknowledge an UNSUNG HEROINE: Jane Phillips. Usually she has a fiddle tucked under her chin, and you see her playing at dances with Megaband and Hey! She has served on the FOLKMADS Board and rotates off this December. She and mandolin-playing hubby Laurie host house concerts for folk musicians. And Jane is […]

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