Savion Glover w/ OuT'KNiGHTz
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Savion Glover
Tap Dance & Jazz

Cancelled: Savion Glover w/ OuT'KNiGHTz

JUL 9–12 | Dance & Rhythm

Jul 09 - Jul 12, 2020
Miner Auditorium
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ALL SFJAZZ SHOWS AND EVENTS CANCELED THROUGH AUGUST 16

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have made the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2019–20 Season, including all shows and education events that were previously scheduled from March 11–May 31, the 38th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival, which was scheduled from June 9–21, and Summer Sessions 2020 which was scheduled from July 9–August 16.

If you have tickets to this show, or any of the canceled shows, we ask you to consider donating your tickets back to SFJAZZ to help us address the immediate needs of SFJAZZ, the artists we serve and the education programs we provide.

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The Tony-winning Glover is “the greatest tap virtuoso of our time, perhaps of all time” (The New Yorker). The dancer returns with his newest project — a uniquely flexible improvising trio featuring saxophonist Jalin Shiver and drummer Malachi J. Lewis.

Beginning as a prodigious student of the great Honi Coles and the late Gregory Hines, who called him “possibly the best tap dancer that ever lived,” Savion Glover has been boldly breaking new ground for over 25 years. Only 12 when he appeared on Broadway in The Tap Dance Kid, Glover made his film debut alongside Hines and Sammy Davis Jr. in 1989’s Tap. He received a 1992 Drama Desk nomination for his appearance in Jelly’s Last Jam on Broadway, and became a cultural phenomenon in 1996 when George C. Wolfe showcased his dazzling rhythmic dexterity in Bring in 'Da Noise/Bring in 'Da Funk (which earned Glover a Tony Award for Best Choreography). There are precious few artists who embody, redefine, and radically expand their art form, but Glover stands tall as an elemental creative force who has returned tap to its roots while opening up vast expanses for fresh exploration.

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With OUT’KNIGHTz, Glover presents his most direct line to the jazz tradition, pioneering a new conception with a fierce blend of rhythm and melody.

The greatest ever in his field. And yet, most remarkably, the sound of Savion Glover is the sound of someone still searching.

The New York Times

The greatest ever in his field. And yet, most remarkably, the sound of Savion Glover is the sound of someone still searching.

The New York Times

Personnel

Savion Glover hoofing
Jalin Shiver alto saxophone
Malachi J. Lewis drums

Possibly the best tap dancer that ever lived.

Gregory Hines on Savion Glover

Personnel

Savion Glover hoofing
Jalin Shiver alto saxophone
Malachi J. Lewis drums

Possibly the best tap dancer that ever lived.

Gregory Hines on Savion Glover

Watch & Listen

Savion Glover

Green, Chaney, Buster, Slide

Savion Glover

Conversations/Tradin' Hits

Savion Glover

Green, Chaney, Buster, Slide

Savion Glover

Conversations/Tradin' Hits