Sashay the Donut: Even More Dances for Just About Anybody by the New England Dancing Masters is an engaging book of folk dances with a companion CD that includes music for each dance. This collection is a mix of traditional and more recently composed Anglo/American dances in circle, longways, square, Sicilian circle, contra and scatter mixer formation. Included, is a guide for leading a Grand March, a marvelous dance with 4 longways sets laid out in a giant "X", some very simple square dances, a circle waltz mixer that is great for weddings, a dance that teaches children how to polka, a big southern circle dance, and historic English country styled dance where the dancers become kings and queens, and the ever-popular Sasha - a scatter mixer which may or may not be from Russia.
Contents: 1. Quebec Reels - Reel Soucy/Le releveur/Reel Joseph 2. Irish Jig Medley - Kelly's/Darby the Driver/Mister Roberts 3. Goin' to Alberta 4. Wizard's Walk/Red Crow 5. Solomon Levi 6. Old Time Reel Medley 7. Gustav Skol 8. Irish Reels - Bobby Casey's/O'er the Moor to Maggie/The High Reel 9. Old Bald Eagle 10. Quadrille Jos Bouchard/Reel Beatrice 11. Bo Diddley 12. Sasha! 13. On the Danforth 14. In Continental Mood 15. Brotherly Love - I Don't Know/Barter's Hill/Brother Thomas 16. Slow G