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Savion Glover and The Magic Shoes

When I was still in college, my friend Kat and I met up at a tap and jazz concert on campus that featured Savion Glover. I knew very little about the concert, but I went because it seemed like a music event worth seeing and worth bragging about later. 395 more words


What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing (Seibert)

As anyone who has seen me try can attest, I should be nowhere near even the word ‘dancing.’ So when this book won the Anisfield-Wolf award, I thought, “Great. 302 more words


Michelle Dorrance: Bring in ’da Tap, Bring in ’da Joy

One of the pleasures of watching Dorrance Dance—the tap group founded and run by Michelle Dorrance—is registering the contrast between her and the phenomenal Savion Glover, who has dominated the field for so long. 611 more words


Enchanted Evening

“Flash back to 1995: Bring in ‘Da Noise Bring in ‘Da Funk was winning Tony Awards and mesmerizing audiences, showcasing its original blend of dance/music/poetry. With an all-Black Creative Team and Black producer, Noise/Funk probably had more freedom to tell a genuinely Black story than any musical in Broadway history.” 385 more words