Savion Glover Collapses Music/Dance Binary on New DVD

The press materials to master tap dancer Savion Glover's new DVD, entitled Fours, includes a perfect description of what the viewer can expect: "4 NEA Jazz Masters + the world's greatest tap dancer = a tsunami of rhythm." The performances, captured live at the Blue Note, consist of four jams, each one pairing Glover with …

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How Should One Best Evaluate Sonny Rollins’ Road Shows Vol 2?

Sonny Rollins recently released the second installment of his Road Shows series, which primarily draws on material from his 80th birthday concert from New York's Beacon Theater.  While the event was certainly legendary, with performances by Roy Haynes, Christian McBride, Jim Hall, Roy Hargrove, and a surprise visit by Ornette Coleman - whom Rollins had …

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