Vicky chan

Vicky is a multi-talented dancer, DJ, photographer, instructor, and co-owner of Lindy Groove. She started her DJ career back in 2007, which means she has cultivated a diverse collection swing music catering to many tastes. We are thrilled to feature Vicky for the 4th time at Santa Swing as our head DJ!



Augie freeman

Augie was inspired by Lindy Hop back in 2001 and has been dancing, teaching, competing, and DJing ever since. As a DJ, Augie caters to the dancer’s needs and creates a fun and inviting atmosphere. Santa Swing is excited to bring Augie back to ring in 2020!



nick centino

Nick is a vinyl collector, dancer, and competitor. Over the decades, Nick has curated a large collection of swing, jazz, soul, and R&B music. With his unique vintage style and his ear for discovering music, he will be sure to please the dancers of Santa Swing!


ralph gourley

Ralph is a fan of all things Swing and has been dancing and DJ-ing for three decades! As a swing music fan, he has accumulated a large collection of danceable tunes from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. Santa Swing is happy to have Ralph join the party this year!


Rachel Phillips

Rachel first began DJing at UC Berkeley in 2016. Her favorite songs often feature Johnny Hodges on the saxophone or Count Basie on piano, and her music emphasizes a prominent rhythm section contrasted with playful soloists and melodies. She’s excited to be dancing and DJing in Santa Barbara for the first time!