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Meet Andrew Rothman

Read "Meet Andrew Rothman" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper

Lawyer, audiophile, lifelong arts enthusiast, our newest Super Fan's life plan was to be a classical pianist, until college took him in another direction. But it was two “major epiphanies" (the first time he heard Miles Davis and, later, Bill Evans) that turned him into a jazz Super Fan--such a Super Fan, in fact, that he ...

NEWS: RADIO

Songs Of Jimmy McHugh This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Jimmy McHugh’s songs entered the jazz pantheon through recordings by Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday and many, many more. Today McHugh’s songs remain among the most popular jazz standards recorded by both mainstream and traditional jazz artists. In this week’s Riverwalk Jazz broadcast devoted to McHugh's songs, tap master Savion Glover pays tribute to Bojangles’ legendary ...

NEWS: RADIO

This Week On Riverwalk Jazz: Battle Of The Bands With Banu Gibson, Savion Glover & William Warfield

This Week On Riverwalk Jazz: Battle Of The Bands With Banu Gibson, Savion Glover & William Warfield

Riverwalk Jazz this week presents an old-fashioned Battle of the Bands pitting the Jim Cullum Jazz Band against Banu Gibson and her New Orleans Hot Jazz. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International, on Sirius/XM satellite radio and can be streamed on-demand from the Riverwalk Jazz website. You can also drop in on ...

ARTICLE: FILM REVIEWS

Fours

Read "Fours" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Savion Glover

Fours

Half Note Records

2012

Tap titan Savion Glover has been known to bring in the noise and the funk, but this DVD is about bringing out the jazz. Glover, the dancer/actor/choreographer who sits at the top of the tap pyramid, has long been inspired by this music and the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Savion Glover: Dance, Jazz And Duke!

By Larry Reni Thomas Savion Glover, the earthy, energetic, fast-moving, tap dancer, will bring his dance performance program, SoLe Sanctuary: Hoofer’s Meditation On The Art Of Tap!, a tribute to his “teachers and mentors,” to Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, at 8:00 pm, January 23, 2013. He will be appearing with his long-time partner, the ...

NEWS: RADIO

Comfort And Joy This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Comfort And Joy This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, it’s Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule as Jim Cullum and the Band welcome an all-star cast of jazz players, outstanding vocal artists and one masterful tap dancer to the stage of The Landing to interpret carols and holiday classics in a jazz mood. The program is distributed in the US by ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Savion Glover's Fours With Tyner, Palmieri, Haynes, DeJohnette Out On Half Note

Savion Glover's Fours With Tyner, Palmieri, Haynes, DeJohnette Out On Half Note

Jam # 1 McCoy Tyner
Jam # 2 Eddie Palmieri
Jam # 3 Roy Haynes
Jam # 4 Jack DeJohnette FOURS ON HALF NOTE AVAILABLE IN STORES AND ONLINE NOW! New York - Universally regarded as the best tap dancer on Earth (though only 39 years old, at this writing), Tony Award-winner ...

NEWS: RADIO

Special Riverwalk Jazz Christmas Show Available on PRX

Special Riverwalk Jazz Christmas Show Available on PRX

This holiday season, Riverwalk Jazz offers to listeners and longtime fans a special hour-long Christmas broadcast, “Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule," fro streaming through the PRX website. This show will not be broadcast over the airwaves or on Sirius/XM satellite radio. Here's the link to this special Christmas show. The special holiday show features musical guests singer ...

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Jimmy McHugh's Songs This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Jimmy McHugh's Songs This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Jimmy McHugh's songs entered the jazz pantheon through recordings by Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday and many, many more. Today McHugh's songs remain among the most popular jazz standards recorded by both mainstream and traditional jazz artists. In this week's Riverwalk Jazz broadcast devoted to McHugh's songs, tap master Savion Glover pays tribute to Bojangles' legendary performance of “Doin' the ...

NEWS: RADIO

Battle of the Bands This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Battle of the Bands This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

This week, Riverwalk Jazz presents an epic battle of the bands between The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and Banu Gibson's Hot Jazz from New Orleans. The battle, captured for our broadcast, took place in 1994 at the Zaragoza Theater at the Fiesta Texas Park in San Antonio Stage legend William Warfield acted as referee. Tap dancing sensation Savion Glover performed ...