Willie Desatoff Bio




Willie was recognized as one of the top two or three Balboa dancers in the world. He was recognized for his very smooth "no bounce" style.  Willie's smooth dance style on the dance floor could be compared to the style of the Nicholas brothers (tap dancers) in which their upper bodies glided smoothly around the dance floor while all hell was breaking loose below the waist -- with feet and legs performing magic on the dance floor.
Biographical information by Skippy Blair
Bal Swing Interviews (Balnation.com)

Films
1945 Boogie Woogie
1945 Twice Blessed
1946 Junior Prom
News Shows
1983 Two On The Town (2/3/1983)
Home Movies, Jam Sessions, Unknown
YouTube ... Film Clips
Jam at Bobby McGee's ... Film Clips 1, 2
Inducted into the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame as a Golden Star in 1998.
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