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2008

Bril Barrett Grooves His M.A.D.D. Rhythms

Bril Barett is an innovative tap teacher who links tap history and preservation with a new, hip style.

December 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Rosie Radiator's Xtreme Tap Revolutionizes the Tap Dance Experience

Rosie Radiator teaches revolutionary tap techniques on a specially-designed, high-tech stage where tap dancers dance barefoot.

November 2008 - Dancer Magazine

posted @ Friday, January 2, 2009 3:43 PM by admin

Miss Ludie Jones... Tap Dancing at 92

Ludie Jones, one of the greatest tap dancers in Harlem, has kept tap alive for 70 years and is still dancing and teaching at age 92.

October 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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New York Dance Experience

Four of Melba's teachers enjoyed a dance experience in New York this summer.
September 14, 2008 - The Monitor

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The Importance of Tap in the Studio (Reflections on a Half Century of Dance Training)

Teachers are the "front line" in preserving tap and inspiring new generations of tap dancers. Tap is not only an end in itself, but a method we can use to provide students well-rounded dance training.

September 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Rhythm Tap Hits Oklahoma

February rain and snow did not chill the energy of the first Oklahoma City Tap Festival, held at Oklahoma City University.

August 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Tradition in Tap Honors Danny Daniels, Robert L. Reed, Jo Rowan and John Bedford

When tap dancer Danny Daniels could not attend his award ceremony in New York for Tradition in Tap, producers Avi Miller, Ofer Ben and Germaine Salsberg took the award to California to present to Daniels.

July 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Jimmy Slyde Lives in Our Hearts (Oct 2, 1927 - May 16, 2008)

Friends of Jimmy Slyde share their memories of this unequaled performer whose exquisite dancing spanned many decades.

July 2008 - Dancer Magazine (Reverence column)

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Gus Giordano, a Jazz Dance Pioneer

While Gus Giordano's time has passed, his gifts to jazz dance live on. Melba Huber explores the life and work of this influential artist.

June 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Lisa La Touche Performs in China with Chicago Human Rhythm Project

Canadian dancer Lisa LaTouche spent three days in Beijing doing media promotion for Chicago Human Rhythm Project's "JUBA! Masters of American Tap."

May 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Bach, Hines & Spina Tap into New York Flo-Bert Awards

Jean Bach, Maurice Hines and Peggy Spina are the 2008 Flo-Bert honorees.
April 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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Melba's School of Dance 50-Year Gala Celebration

On October 27, 2007, dancers from around the country gathered at the McAllen Civic Center to celebrate 50 years of history and dance memories.
March 2008 - Dancer Magazine

posted @ Monday, March 3, 2008 1:42 PM by admin

Talented Tyke

Talented Tyke - Young Dancer Show Great Promise
February 22, 2008 - The Monitor

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Melba's Dance Theatre

Melba Huber, owner of Melba's School of Dance, recently celebrated 50 years teaching in the Valley.
February 8, 2008 - The Monitor

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Miriam Nelson, a Tap Treasure

Tradition in Tap honored Miriam Nelson for her contributions to tap in New York City.
February 2008 - Dancer Magazine

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The Dancer's Dream

The Dancer's Dream - Oklahoma City University's New Dance Building

January 2008 - Dancer Magazine

posted @ Saturday, January 26, 2008 4:00 PM by admin

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