Eddie Torres (born July 3, 1950), also known as "The Mambo King", is a salsa dance instructor. Torres' technique developed from various sources including Afro-Cuban son, mambo, and North American jazz dance.  He is one of the more popular dancers of New York style salsa. He is famous for his way of dancing and teaching salsa, with the female starting to move forward (always On 2 timing). Torres' style can be contrasted with the Los Angeles style.
Eddie has been dancing and teaching salsa for over four decades, he has trained many notable dancers.
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