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TJG presents The Acoustic Series with Savion Glover

TJG presents The Acoustic Series with Savion Glover


The Jazz Gallery proudly presents THE ACOUSTIC SERIES with SAVION GLOVER.   In an unprecedented four-week residency, Glover will explore the energetic relationship between his percussive nature of tap with other rhythmic musical players.

Savion Glover is a Tony Award-winning choreographer and legendary hoofer whose career has spanned four decades. He began his Broadway stage career as The Tap Dance Kid, and continued with Black and Blue, Jelly’s Last Jam, and his unprecedented award-winning Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk, which garnered him a Tony Award for Best Choreography. In addition to his extensive Broadway career as a performer and choreographer, Savion has created many tap repertoires that tour worldwide, including Bare Soundz, Classical Savion, OM, STePz, Solo in Time, Sole Sanctuary, Improvography, Footnotes, and Savion Glover’s Holiday Spectacular. In addition to creating his ongoing bodies of work, Savion has enjoyed performing worldwide with jazz legends including McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, and Jack DeJohnette. Mr. Glover’s film credits include Tap, starring Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr.; Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, George Miller’s Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two and has appeared on television in commercials, such as Free Style Nike, as well as a longstanding performer in “Sesame Street”. As a child, he was privileged to dance with and be guided by the great Bunny Briggs, Buster Brown, Lon Chaney, Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jimmy Slyde, and Diane Walker, to name a few. Most recently, Savion was recognized for his award winning choreography in the acclaimed Broadway musical, Shuffle Along, directed by George C. Wolfe. Savion currently serves as the 2017 Ambassador of Dance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, as well as serving on the Board of Directors.


Our Sounds Of The Future fundraising campaign ran from Feb 8th – March 8th, 2017. We were raising funds to soundproof our stage, a provision of renewing our lease at 1160 Broadway, and we surpassed our goal of $50,000 thanks to supporters like you! We are always incredibly humbled by the outpouring of support shown by our friends,… Continue Reading

Jean-Jacques Abadie Exhibition of Photography

  The Jazz Gallery is proud to present the photographs of Jean-Jacques Abadie from February 11th – May 15th, 2017. An opening reception will be held on February 11th at The Jazz Gallery to welcome the artist. We hope you can join us for this very special occasion.   From Jean-Jacques: I was born in… Continue Reading

The Jazz Gallery Residency Commission & Fellowship 2017

The Jazz Gallery Residency Commission is proud to announce its 2016-2017 recipients JOEL ROSS, MARIA GRAND & ADAM O’FARRILL as well as The Jazz Gallery Fellowship 2017 inaugural fellows JOHNATHAN BLAKE & ERIC REVIS _______ About The Jazz Gallery Residency Commissions In addition to giving performance opportunities to young artists, The Jazz Gallery also has a… Continue Reading

TJG turns 21 with Ben Williams & Sound Effect

TJG turns 21 with Ben Williams & Sound Effect

It’s our 21st Birthday this August! Join us for the celebrations with BEN WILLIAMS & SOUND EFFECT on August 19 & 20, 2016. Tickets are $25 ($15 members) with sets at 7.30pm + 9.30pm both nights. Ben Williams – bass Marcus Strickland – saxophone Alex Wintz – guitar Christian Sands – keyboards John Davis –… Continue Reading


The Jazz Gallery is America’s premier performance venue for emerging international artists who challenge convention, take creative risks and lead their field as performers, composers and thinkers. Through residencies, workshops and exhibitions, we provide a platform for artists to discover their unique voice and a home for established musicians to continue to experiment and grow. At The Jazz Gallery, artists and audiences come together from around the world to explore new creative ideas, collaborate and celebrate jazz as a dynamic art form that reflects our ever-changing world.

The Jazz Gallery is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Jazz cultural center founded in 1995.

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