Goldberg, Jane, Dance Magazine
CLASSICAL SAVION JOYCE THEATER, NEW YORK, NY JANUARY 4-23, 2005
Savion Glover conquered new turf in his latest charge of the tap brigade. He is not the first tapper to hoof to the classics, but he may be the most original. Armed with his conductor and 10 classical and 4 jazz musicians, he combined his improvised jazz with the music of Vivaldi, Bach, and Mendelssohn. Throw in a little John Coltrane (and Souza) and you have the feel of Twyla Tharp's crispy Bix Pieces blending into the dreamy 12-hour meditational Robert Wilson spectacles.
"Classical," according to Webster, means "relating to a form of primary significance before modern times." Glover has always related …
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Publication information: Article title: Classical Savion. Contributors: Goldberg, Jane - Author. Magazine title: Dance Magazine. Volume: 79. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2005. Page number: 97. © 1999 Dance Magazine, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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