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  • n. A dancer who performs a tap dance


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  • At B.B. King's 26th annual edition of the Jazz Nativity, the Three Kings will be played by trombonist Wycliffe Gordon , tenor champ Houston Person , and tap-dancer Maurice Chestnut .

    Jubilant and Jazzy for the Holidays

  • He will lead the Temple University Big Band plus vocalist Carla Cook, tap-dancer Savion Glover and an eight-member dance troupe.

    Follow the Sound Uptown

  • The views of lower Manhattan are spectacular, but chances are you won't get tired of looking at the band, particularly because they employ a tap-dancer Eddy Francisco in place of a drummer.

    Passing Down the Piano Torch Song

  • Their almost anthropological study of redneck culture is done through a portrait of it at its most extreme, crystallized into the form of the White family, local celebrities of Boone County, WV, and descendants of D. Ray White, a murdered tap-dancer who was commemorated in the cult PBS documentary Talking Feet.

    Rupert Russell: Review: The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

  • I was on the second paragraph when a tap-dancer started his audition to...

    Because, because, because, because, because...

  • Did Bush step down from the White House to become a pro-circuit tap-dancer?

    Let's go down the Rabbit Hole Day

  • But as a commercial film-maker, his passion interferes with the narrative, and his pain disrupts the natural flow of human emotions in 'Bamboozled' he missed such an obvious relationship between the tap-dancer and the executive that I couldn't believe what I was seeing.

    Miracle At St. Anna

  • In a Dec. 9 performance with Mr. Tyner at New York's Blue Note, two days before the pianist's birthday, Mr. Ribot joined Mr. Tyner's longtime bassist Gerald Cannon and drummer Eric Gravatt, as well as two other longstanding collaborators of Mr. Tyner's, the brilliant alto saxophonist Gary Bartz and the tap-dancer Savion Glover.

    'McCoy Tyner Style' Gets a Workout

  • God forbid anyone would cast an actor of color in those days - as anything but a gypsy or a tap-dancer.

    essential reading

  • You clearly missed your true vocation as a tap-dancer, John.

    "But They are Very, Very Wrong" « Climate Audit


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