Jean Kwok
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Jean Kwok dancing with Jungie Zamora at Fred Astaire East Side Studio, NYC.
Filmed by Montage Production.




Singer Alja Weerts and Son Así, the band that plays "No Se Acabó" on Jean's dance video. 
Visit Son Así's website here.


Playlist

This is not a list of “real” mambos, waltzes, and rumbas because there are so many CD collections filled with authentic dance music. This is instead a personal list of music I like to dance to, and the dances you can do to each song.  I hope they’ll make great background music for your book club evening!

Listen to this playlist on Grooveshark: http://grooveshark.com/playlist/Mambo+In+Chinatown/94613158

I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER FOR YOU, ARETHRA FRANKLIN (SWING)
JUST THE WAY YOU ARE, BRUNO MARS (RUMBA)
SHE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN TO ME, BILLY JOEL (VIENNESE WALTZ)
COME AND GET IT, SELENA GOMEZ (RUMBA)
I’M OUTTA LOVE, ANASTACIA (CHA CHA)
YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD, AMY WINEHOUSE (CHA CHA)
FAST CAR, TRACY CHAPMAN (SWING)
IF I WERE A BOY, BEYONCE (RUMBA)
LIVIN’ LA VIDA LOCA, RICKY MARTIN (SALSA/MAMBO)
PAPI, JENNIFER LOPEZ (SAMBA)
SMOOTH OPERATOR, SADE (CHA CHA)
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO, BONNIE TYLER (SWING)
CRIMINAL, BRITNEY SPEARS (CHA CHA)
DANCING QUEEN, ABBA (MERENGUE)
HAND IN MY POCKET, ALANIS MORISSETTE (SWING)
REHAB, AMY WINEHOUSE (CHA CHA)
TALKING’ BOUT A REVOLUTION, TRACY CHAPMAN (FOXTROT)
BAILAMOS, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS (CHA CHA)
THINK, ARETHRA FRANKLIN (CHA CHA)
KISS, PRINCE (CHA CHA)
WAITING FOR TONIGHT, JENNIFER LOPEZ (SWING)
JUST THE WAY YOU ARE, BILLY JOEL (RUMBA)
SLOW DOWN, SELENA GOMEZ (MERENGUE)
MARIA, RICKY MARTIN (CHA CHA)
WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU, DETROIT SPINNERS (CHA CHA)
YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE A NATURAL WOMAN, ARETHRA FRANKLIN (WALTZ)
MOUNTAINS O’ THINGS, TRACY CHAPMAN (SWING)
I’M ALIVE, CELINE DION (CHA CHA)
YOU’RE MY HOME, BILLY JOEL (CHA CHA)
TELL HER ABOUT IT, BILLY JOEL (SWING)
BEST THING I NEVER HAD, BEYONCE (RUMBA)
TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART, BONNIE TYLER (FOXTROT, RUMBA)
MARRY ME, BRUNO MARS (RUMBA)
BAILAMOS, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS (CHA CHA)
WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE, DIANA ROSS (SWING)
HOW I FEEL, FLO RIDA (CHA CHA)
END OF TIME, BEYONCE (MERENGUE)
SHAKE YOUR BON BON, RICKY MARTIN (SAMBA)
LET’S GET LOUD, JENNIFER LOPEZ (CHA CHA)
 MAMMA MIA, ABBA (SWING)