Back in Sweden!

After 3years in London Markus is now back in Sweden for a while.
So far the transition has been smooth, at the moment Markus is working on a few productions alongside MandH Productions, currently "The Swinging Dance Puzzle" and "A Century of Dance".

As well as teaches regularly at Chicago Swing Dance Studio and DJ at a few spots around town.
At the moment Markus is running "Duke McVouty's" a club that features all styles of music from the 20´s to the 60´s.

Come and visit anytime at some of the spots Markus will be appearing at!

Authentic Jazz Workshop with Pontus Persson & Markus Rosendal!

Pontus "Pontellini" Persson and Markus "McVoouty" Rosendal are teaming up again and are now presenting a Authentic Jazz workshop for your dancing pleasure!

The day will consist of 2 classes:
1.30pm - 2.45pm Beginners/Intermediate level
You might have tried a bit of jazz, or not, but are keen to learn and pick up some moves, this will be a fun express way to kickstart you on your journey!

2.45pm - 4pm Intermediate/Advanced level
You have attended some jazz classes or maybe even you are teaching some, this one is aiming for anyone that wants to sweat and get challenged on their journey to jazz-heaven!

Saturday 18th of March
1.30pm - 4pm

Osmani Centre
58 Underwood Rd,
London, E1 5AW

Simply fill in the form stating your name(s) and what you would like to register for. The form you will find here!

One class: £15 per person
Both classes: £25 per person

New courses in 2017, Tap, Jazz Classics and more!

Yes yes yes, The Swedish HQ will be back with more courses and workshops in the new year!

First up is a 4 week beginner course in Rhythm Tap, no prior experience is needed. 
And after that we will indulge on a journey that will go trough the 1939 Keep Punchin' routine "Big Apple", what a journey!

Registration is open, a warm welcome!

New Workshop in December!

The invasion has begun to London Town, The Swedish HQ EastEnd is the gateway and there seems to be a good stream coming.

In December it´s time to get on a intense Authentic Jazz workshop with the Basie Brothers aka Anders "Silhbersky" Sihlberg and Felix "Felice" Berghäll, Markus "McVouty" Rosendal will also be featuring at the finale on Sunday.

Authentic Jazz workshop

Saturday 3rd of December
11am - 1pm Intermediate level w Basie Brothers
Sunday 4th of December
11am - 1pm Inter/Adv - Advanced level w Basie Brothers
2.30pm - 3.30pm: Theme class: Spirit Moves Tranky Doo w Basie Brothers and McVouty "Special Edition".

Chisenhale Dance Space
64-84 Chisenhale Rd, London E3 5QZ
& Osmani Centre, 58 Underwood Rd, London E1 5AW

Just send an email at "Contact & Bookings" and you´ll get all information needed.

One workshop = 2h * 2 teachers: £25
Two workshop = 2h * 2 teachers: £45
Theme Class = 1h * 3teachers: £15


New Course coming up in November!

This is the moment for all of you who has that Boogie Woogie fever.
As a one off I will be teaching techniques and styles that I picked up from my many years of dancing BW.
It won´t necesarilly be what you might see in competition form but my own style and idea around it.
The music will be quick, Rhythm´n´Blues, Boogie Woogie and some early Rock´n´Roll!
What: Beginner course in Boogie Woogie!
When: 17/11, 24/11, 1/12, 8/12 & 15/12
Time: 7pm-8.15pm
Cost: £66 + £4 for paypal charges and fees

London Authentic Jazz & Lindy Hop Weekend!

2 Swedish pals (Pontus Persson and Markus Rosendal) have teamed up with Irene Ragusini and Tony Jackson to create a one-of-a-kind, jam-packed weekend of very special Authentic Jazz and Lindy Hop classes, sandwiched between some of London's best vintage inspired events including a Friday night all-nighter party and a unique "Nighthawks" Sunday Special!


Follows Intro: Swivels and styling training session with: Irene Ragusini.
Vintage Arts Asylum's Vintage House Party!

The dynamic duo from Sweden is back in London Town! "The Whole and The Half" (Swedish name for Laurel & Hardy) will once again team up to share the knowledge they gained through the years, this time in the form of authentic jazz. 

Saturday - Intermediate/Advanced Solo Jazz (2 hours) (11:00-13:00)
Sunday - Advanced Solo Jazz (2 hours) (13:00-15:00)

LINDY HOP CLASSES (6 HOURS) (from £45 for all 6 hours)
6 hours of Lindy Hop classes with Irene Ragusini & Tony Jackson.

Saturday - Intermediate/Advanced Lindy Hop (14:00-17:00)
Sunday - Advanced Lindy Hop (10:00-13:00)

A unique opportunity to spend your Sunday afternoon dancing (and eating!) in one of London's biggest and most beautiful venues, Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre. Expect the trademark "Nighthawks" vintage vibe, including great music and fabulous people, but this time with added FULL 3 COURSE SUNDAY ROAST (at 3:00pm) - with a complimentary cocktail.


Autumn deal comin up!


An autumn deal is starting to shape: People that would like to attend this months Authentic Jazz Course and also are interested to sign up on the Improvers Tap Course will get a £20 discount.

Yep - you heard right, these 2 courses that are a total of 12hours of teaching Tap and Jazz will only cost you £120 in total.

Limited space so get in there asap!

Improvers Tap Course in October!

This is the continuation for everyone that ever taken a class with me in tap, I encourage you to come and try out so you get an idea what I´m all about when it comes to tap.

What: Improvers course in Rhythm Tap
When: 20/10, 27/10, 3/11 & 10/11
Time: 7pm-8.30pm
Cost: £66 + £4 for paypal charges and fees

Just send an email at "Contact & Bookings" and you´ll get all information needed.

Looking forward to see you there!

All the best,

Intermediate Authentic Jazz Course with Markus Rosendal & Tony Jackson!

This is it, 4 weeks intense Authentic Jazzin away!
For those who are not bewandered in this field, this is solo dancing to jazz music.

A course for anyone that would like to get better as a dancer, this will help all aspects of dancing, rhythm, movements, expression, musicality, this has it all baked in!
Note the new time slot and one occasion with the one and only Tony Jackson!

What: Authentic Jazz Course
When: 22/9, 29/9, 6/10 with Tony Jackson and 13/10
Where: Osmani Centre, 58 Underwood Road, E1 5AW

Time: 7pm-8.30pm
Cost: £66 + £4 for PayPal charges and fees

Just send an email at "Contact & Bookings" and you´ll get all information needed.

Looking forward to see you there!
All the best,