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Monday, January 29, 2007

Tapmotif...The Beach Tap Dance Festival, Greece

International Tap Festival By The Beach
September 4-7th 2007
Lefkada Island

-Intensive courses

-Special classes

-Jams by the beach

-All live music


Featuring Heather Cornell, Max Pollak, Josh Hillberman, Junior
Laniyan, Thanos Daskalopoulos

For more information:

Tap Motif

Max Pollak & RumbaTap Gigs

Divine Rhythm Productions
Empower Your Sole!

Subject: Max Pollak&RumbaTap Gigs

Hello Friends,
Here are some things we are doing in the next couple of weeks. I hope
you are doing well. See you soon. Max

Thursday, February 1st, 7-9pm
55 Bar, 55 Christopher St. (Sixth/Seventh Avenue):
In honor of the new year, Lalo decided to go crazy and put together
the wackiest group of amazing players. I describe it as chamber group
meets hip-hop percussion ensemble. Check out the lineup:

Lalo - vibraphone (
Max Pollak - tap & body percussion (
Greg Pattillo - beat box flute (
Kenny Rampton - trumpet (
Keith Witty - bass (

Now doesn't that sound like fun?!

WHEN: Thursday, February 1st, 7-9pm

WHERE: 55 Bar, 55 Christopher St. (Sixth/Seventh Avenue) 212-929-9883

Visit to check out tracks
from the touring duo!

Lalo's book of original solo vibraphone
compositions is now available at!

Monday February 5th - Thursday February 8th:
RumbaTap will be in the Albany area doing educational performances and
workshops. For detailed info please contact:

Monday, February 26th at 9:30pm
Barbes 376 9th St. (corner of 6th Ave.) Park Slope, Brooklyn:
Max Pollak will be performing a smoldering set with Grupo Los Santos.
We'll be playing stuff from our new release "Lo que somos...",
featuring our normal mix of Cuban and Brazilian styles, with some
flamenco thrown in.
376 9th St. (corner of 6th Ave.) Park Slope, Brooklyn 718.965.9177
F-Train to
$8 suggested donation

Friday and Saturday, March 9th AND 10th, 9:30pm
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street:

RumbaTap is part of the Latin Dance Festival at Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette Street (between E. 4th and Astor Pl.)
N, R, W trains to 8th St./NYU or 6 train to Astor Pl.

and please remember to mark your calendars for the world premier of
Viis finnish mythology imagined with a Cuban-Bulgarian accent.
RumbaTap's New York season at the
Joyce SoHo
April 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th 8pm each night. $20.-
Flyers forthcoming

April 28th, 7pm
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street:
RumbaTap will be presented as part of The Dance Sampler
There is no better opportunity to see a "who's who" in contemporary
dance anywhere else in NYC, or for the new aficionado to start sampling
the variety of forms that dance encompasses. Part of Upper West Fest.

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SYMPHONY FOR FEET - check out this month's Dance Magazine!

SYMPHONY FOR FEET - check out this month's Dance Magazine...

Page 18 mentions a collaboration between composer Rob Kapilow and Ayodele Casel to create "Tap Dance Concerto" - an interactive program to make music accessible to all ages... Feb 3rd

For more information:

JASON SAMUELS SMITH'S A.C.G.I. & FRIENDS will be featured in London!

JASON SAMUELS SMITH'S A.C.G.I. & FRIENDS will be featured in London!


February 2nd & 3rd as a part of:

Sadler's Wells Sampled

February 2-4, 2007

Book online now!
(no booking fee for Sampled)

To purchase restricted view seats, please call the Ticket Office at:
0870 737 7737

Sadler's Wells brings you a weekend where you can experience every kind
of dance imaginable, from classical ballet to hip hop and from
contemporary to flamenco, all for just £10
(proms tickets, £5) a night!

Based on Fall For Dance, the annual festival at New York City Center,
this is a chance to see the dance you love, and to discover something
new - all in short bursts of dance by some of the best artists in the

You can also take part in open workshops, Playstation activities and
try out interactive dance games in the foyers.


Main Stage Performances:

Friday 2nd

Random Dance Nemesis duet (contemporary dance)
Hofesh Shechter Uprising (physical dance)
YEGAM Theatre Company Extract from Jump
(martial arts)
Jason Samuels Smith's A.C.G.I. and Friends (tap)
Vagabond Crew (hip hop)
Rambert Dance Company Swamp (contemporary dance)

Saturday 3rd

Emanuel Gat Winter Voyage (contemporary dance)
English National Ballet (ballet)
YEGAM Theatre Company Extract from Jump
(martial arts)
Jason Samuels Smith's A.C.G.I. and Friends (tap)
Eva Yerbabuena (flamenco)
Hofesh Shechter Uprising (physical dance)

How to get to Sadler's Wells:

Sadler's Wells
Rosebery Avenue
London EC1R 4TN

For more information:

Roxane Butterfly Master Classes- Berkeley, CA


Sunday Feb.4
10-11:00 Intermediate Tap
11:00-12:00 Advanced Tap
12:15-1:15 Intermediate Tap
2:30-3:30 Advanced Tap
3:30-4:30 Beginning Tap

Pre-registration is advisable
(1) $25 (2) $45 (3)$65 (4)$80
Make checks payable to
The Beat
2560 9th Street
Berkeley, CA. 94710
Please check classes to reserve space
-- Beg. Sun. 3:30-4:30 PM
-- Intermediate Sun. 10-11:00 AM
--Intermediate Sun12:15-1:15 PM
--Advanced Sun. 11:00-12:00 AM
-- Advanced Sun. 2:30-3:30 PM

Germaine Salsberg- NYC Winter Tap Class Schedule

Germaine Salsberg- NYC Winter Tap Class Schedule

* Mondays 12:00-1:30 PM Adv. Beg.
* Mondays 1:30-3:00 PM Beg.
* Tuesdays 11:30 AM -1:00 PM Adv. Beg.
* Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 PM Int.
* Tuesdays 2:30-4:00 PM Basic
* Wednesdays 1:30-3:00 PM Beg.
* Thursdays 2:30-4:00 PM Basic
* Thursdays 6:30-8:00 PM Adv. Beg. Cap 21
* Fridays 12:00-1:30 PM Adv. Beg.
* Fridays 2:30-4:00 PM Beg.

Avi Miller & Ofer Ben- NYC Winter Tap Class Schedule

Avi Miller & Ofer Ben...NYC Winter Tap Class Schedule

* Fridays 4:30-6:00 PM Basic
* Saturdays 4:00-5:15 PM Basic
* Saturdays 5:15-6:30 PM Beg.

Tradition in Tap Residency, NYC Jan 29-Feb 4!

Tradition in Tap Residency, NYC Jan 29-Feb 4!

Starting January 2007, the Tradition In Tap will host an annual Winter
Tap Residency, a week long classes with a master teacher, that will
teach a series of classes in both the Advance Beginner and the
Intermediate / Advanced levels.

The first workshop is scheduled to Monday, January 29 thru Sunday,
February 4, 2007 at Cap 21 in New York City. This residency will be
conducted by Tap Giant Prof. Robert L. Reed.

Single classes, four, eight and 16 class cards are now available on the
web site.

More information and an online / printable registration forms are
available at:

Space is limited – register now!

Mark your calendar:
The Tradition In Tap Series will continue the semi-annual tap
experiences as usual. The first workshop is scheduled to National Tap
Dance Day – Memorial Day Weekend – May 26-28, and another workshop on
November 9-11, 2007.

NYC Tap Dance Rehearsal Space!


A tap dance friendly west village theater on Macdougal St., NYC has 5 rehearsal studios available, ranging from small for $15/hour to large for $35/hour. All floors are masonite.

For more information:

Laraine Goodman presents Tap Currents! July 22, 2007

LARAINE GOODMAN presents Tap Currents!

Sunday, July 22, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Riverside Park South

(located on the Hudson River between 62nd and 72nd St, NYC)

TAP CURRENTS: Watch, listen, and see what your feet can do when tap
comes to the park for an afternoon of new tap choreography and
improvisation. Featuring young and old hoofers, live music and
free-for-all tap jam. For all ages. Sunday, July 22, 2:00pm – 4:00pm