Buddy Schwimmer

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Buddy Schwimmer (born 1950) is a West Coast Swing dancer and choreographer, credited with inventing Nightclub Two-step in the 1960s.[1]

Biography[edit]

On July 31, 2006, Schwimmer's "5-6-7-8 Dance Studio" suffered a major fire while Schwimmer was in Los Angeles watching his son, Benji, compete on the program "So You Think You Can Dance". The studio, which holds both private lessons and classes with from 5 to 25 students, resumed full operations in September 2006.[2]

Children[edit]

As of 2006, Schwimmer's son, Benji Schwimmer is an 8-time United States Showcase Champion of West Coast Swing.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ web.archive.org/web/20060204194635/http://www.lovemusiclovedance.com/niteclub.htm Archived February 4, 2006, at the Wayback Machine; Schwimmer is interviewed by dance teacher Philip Seyer of Sacramento
  2. ^ Garcia, Catherine (2006-09-07). 5-6-7-8 reopens, Benji considers offers. Redlands Daily Facts, September 7, 2006. Retrieved on 2009-09-29 from http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-10976714.html Archived October 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ 2005 Showcase champion: https://web.archive.org/web/20141021225451/http://usopenswing.com/2005_division_winners.html
  4. ^ 2008 Showcase champion: https://usopenswing.com/2008_division_winners.html Archived September 7, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ 2009 Showcase champion: https://web.archive.org/web/20150407210329/http://usopenswing.com/2009_division_winners.html
  6. ^ 2010 Showcase Champion: https://usopenswing.com/2010_division_winners.html Archived December 19, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ 2011 Showcase champion: https://web.archive.org/web/20141021225455/http://usopenswing.com/2011_division_winners.html
  8. ^ 2012 Showcase Champion: https://web.archive.org/web/20141203073901/http://usopenswing.com/2012_division_winners.html
  9. ^ 2013 Showcase Champion: https://web.archive.org/web/20141127192413/http://usopenswing.com/2013_division_winners.html
  10. ^ 2014 Showcase Champion: https://web.archive.org/web/20141203073906/http://usopenswing.com/2014_division_winners.html

Bibliography[edit]

  • "5-6-7-8 reopens, Benji considers offers", September 7, 2006, Redlandsdailyfacts.com
  • San Bernardino Sun, September 15, 2006

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