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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

Yale School of Music, Jazz Initiative

Academia provides an invaluable furtherance for musical study.

I am blessed to live a stone’s throw away from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Due to an anonymous gift to the… 117 more words


Broadway's 'Shuffle Along' To Close in July, When Audra McDonald Exits

“Shuffle Along,” the starry Broadway musical that was nominated for 10 Tony Awards earlier this year, will be closing much earlier than expected, with producers choosing to shutter the show July 24 — the date that Broadway favorite Audra McDonald was already scheduled to go on maternity leave. 279 more words


Ecstatic Rhythms

Greatness in the house:

Tapper Savion Glover and drummer Jack DeJohnette will return, with their colleagues, to Page Auditorium tonight, June 21, for the second of two performances co-presented by the… 44 more words

Dance Reviews

Inspiring Movement: Shuffle Along

I have so much to say about the work Savion is doing and how important it is, but I don’t have time to dive in today. 55 more words