So You Think You Can Second Line?
“I’ll battle the sun, or go play in the rain or I’ll skip up the street,” says Darryl “Dancing Man 504” Young. “I’m more of a guy who likes to skip.”
‘Dancing Man 504’ loves having a great time.
Festivals, the French Quarter or the front of a second line is where you’ll find him doing his “heel to toe.”
“When I teach it to adults, I do it to a fitness aspect that I call BrassXcise,” says Young. “BrassXcise is fitness to brass band music as you learn the second line dance.”
For Darryl, dancing is a philosophy on life and even on the hottest day in New Orleans he’s doing what he loves.