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Mike Gallo
George "Twist Mouth" Ganaway
Carmen Kiehm Garcia
Annette Garrett
Bob Garrett
Dean Garrish
Kenneth Gegg
Linda Geismar
Tony Genaro
Mary Jo George
Cookie Giamo
Diane Gillis
Golden State Dance Teachers Assn.
Nathalie Gomez
Kenny Gonzalez
Romiro Gonzales
Darlene Goree Randall
Lowell Gosser
George Greenidge
Darleene Greminger Lind
Diane Grico (Ellis)
Atlas Griffith
Hal Groat
Heidi Groskeutz
        

Mike Gallo
Honors:
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination

George "Twist Mouth" Ganaway
Was one of the greats of Lindy Hop in the Kat's Corner at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City, NY in the 1930s.

Carmen Kiehm Garcia
Competition Dancing:
1991 US Open, Showcase Div., 4th Place, partner Lowell Gosser
1993 US Open, Classic Div., 5th Place, partner Ricardo Moncada
Honors:
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Award

Annette Garrett
Television Variety Shows:
1987 The Real Don Steele Show, partner Bob Garrett (1/2/1987)
1988 Flipside, partner Bob Garrett
Publications:
1992 Jitterbug Magazine (Sept. 1992 - pg 14 Article & Photo)

Bob Garrett
Television Variety Shows:
1987 The Real Don Steele Show, partner Annette Garrett (1/2/1987)
1988 Flipside, partner Annette Garrett
Publications:
1992 Jitterbug Magazine (Sept. 1992 - pg 14 Article & Photo)

Dean Garrish
Competition Dancing
1995 US Open, Classic Div., 9th Place, partner Dawn Blorstad

Kenneth Gegg
Pubications:
1984/1985 Who's Who in Swing Dancing, Editor
Associations:
Phoenix Swing Dance Club, President in the early 1980s

Linda Geismar
Danced with the Rhythm Hot Shots - an outstanding Lindy Hop performing group from Sweden.

Tony Genaro
Honors:
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Golden Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Golden Star Nomination

Mary Jo George
Competition Dancing:
1979 US Open, Contestant, partner Bob Matoba

Cookie Giamo
Competition Dancing:
1973 World Swing Dance Championships, Contestant, Palladium, Hollywood, CA, partner Mike Faille

Diane Gillis
Honors:
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Nomination

Golden State Dance Teachers Association
Founder and president Skippy Blair.

Nathalie Gomez
Competition Dancing
1995 US Open, Cabaret Div., 3rd Place, partner Victor Da Rocha

Kenny Gonzalez
Competition Dancing:
1994 US Open, Cabaret Div. (Couples), 3rd Place, partner Maria Jones

Romiro Gonzales
Competition Dancing:
1989 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Francis Bostwick
1991 US Open, Advanced Jack-N-Jill, 2nd Place, partner Rosemarie Burrell
1993 US Open, Jack-N-Jill, 2nd Place, partner Kris Agerly
1995 US Open, Street Swing Div., 1st Place, partner Sylvia Sykes
1997 US Open, Strictly Swing Div., 2nd Place, partner Sylvia Sykes

Darlene Goree Randall
Television Movies:
Queen Of The Stardust Ballroom, partner Ron Andrews
Competition Dancing:
1973 Worlds Swing Dance Championships, Contestant, Palladium, Hollywood, CA, partner Ron Andrews
Honors:
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Nomination
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Nomination

Lowell Gosser
Competition Dancing:
1979 US Open, 3rd Place, partner Mary Manzella
1983 US Open, Showcase Div., 2nd Place, partner Diana Lynn
1991 US Open, Showcase Div., 4th Place, partner Carmen Garcia
1995 US Open, Jack-N-Jill Div., 2nd Place, partner Heather Wagner
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1991 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Award
Assocaitions:
1989 San Diego Swing Dance Club, President

George Greenidge
Was one of the greats of Lindy Hop in the Kat's Corner at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City, NY in the 1930s.
Motion Pictures:
1937 Radio City Rebels, partner Eleanor "Stumpy" ???

Darleene Greminger Lind
Darleene Greminger and Pat Egger were two of the very few people who kept Swing Dancing from dying in the late 1960s and 1970s. They held swing dance competitions in Night Clubs throughout the greater Los Angeles, CA area.
Motion Pictures:
1955 Sincerely Yours
1955 Benny Goodman Story, partner Pat Egger Havenhill .
1958 Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman
Television Variety Shows:
Al Jarvis Show, partner Pat Egger Havenhill
Ken Murray's Blackout's, partner Pat Egger Havenhill
Competition Dancing:
1973 Worlds Swing Dance Championships, Winner, Palladium, Hollywood, CA, partner Pat Egger Havenhill
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Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Nomination,
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Golden Star Nomination
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Award

Diane Grico (Ellis)
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Atlas Griffith
Competition Dancing:
1992 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Melonie Roberts
1997 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Beverly Durand
Publications:
1992 Jitterbug Magazine (Sept. 1992 - pg 28 Photo)

Hal Groat
Honors:
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Award

Heidi Groskeutz
Competition Dancing:
1990 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 6-11), 2nd Place, partner Benji Schwimmer
1991 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 6-11), 1st Place, partner Benji Schwimmer
1992 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 6-12), 3rd Place, partner Benji Schwimmer
1993 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 6-12), 4th Place, partner Benji Schwimmer
1994 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 6-12), 2nd Place, partner Benji Schwimmer

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