Episode 126: Molly Smith - Can You Hear Us Now
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
3d ago
Tap dancer Molly Smith, director of Chicago Tap Theatre's new production Can You Hear Us Now? The Queer Tap Dance Revolution, joins us to talk about the inspiration behind their latest work. The show runs June 20th - 23rd, 2024 in Chicago. Click here for tickets: https://chicagotaptheatre.com/events Become a Tap Love Tour micro-producer through our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/travisknights ..read more
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Episode 124: Felix Lambert - Watch Your Step
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
1M ago
In this episode, dancer, researcher, narratologist, and author Felix Lambert shares some insights he gained from his recently released 7 volume anthology book ‘Watch Your Step: A History of African American Dancing’. Purchase your copy on Amazon: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0CLKWDRS9?binding=paperback&qid=1712266061&sr=1-1&ref=dbs_dp_rwt_sb_pc_tpbk Join our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/travisknights ..read more
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Episode 123: Lynn Dally - From One Generation To The Next
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
3M ago
This week Travis Knights and special guest Allie Stewart are joined by the co-founder of The Jazz Tap Ensemble, Lynn Dally. The gems that Lynn drops in this episode shine so bright. Visit https://jazztapensemblelegacy.org/ to purchase archives of her decades of work. Join our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/travisknights ..read more
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Episode 12: Heather Cornell - Making Music Dance
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
3M ago
Pioneer and Tap Dancer, Heather Cornell turned 60! She joined Travis Knights to talk about her new album, 'Making Music Dance', and her journey in rhythm. Purchase the album here: https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/makingmusicdance For Information on Heather's Tap Lab Intensive, visit: http://www.manhattantap.org/ Subscribe to the Tap Love Tour Youtube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsSfLevc4PJTChTNkmf5GVw ..read more
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Episode 8: Ethel Bruneau Part 2 - How To Teach Tap Dance
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
3M ago
In celebration of her 80th birthday, Montreal Tap Dance Legend 'Miss Swing' joins Travis Knights and Tanya Rivard on the Podcast in the second of a 2 part interview. In this episode, 'Miss Swing' aka Ethel Bruneau, shares her experience and philosophy as a Master Teacher. Check out the Tap Love Tour Youtube series 'The Interviews': https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEomMJ5rwlRXLGx2HLCsIsrHsbwdvxWab Photo : Antonio Pierre de Almeida Subscribe, like and comment. Tap Love ..read more
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Episode 6: 'Miss Swing' aka Ethel Bruneau Part 1
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
3M ago
Montreal Tap Dance Legend 'Miss Swing' joins Travis Knights and Tanya Rivard on the Podcast in the first of a 2 part interview. In this episode, 'Miss Swing' aka Ethel Bruneau, shares her experience touring with Cab Calloway and Pearl Bailey, along with her extraordinary beginnings in New York with her teacher Mary Bruce. Check out the Tap Love Tour Youtube series 'The Interviews': https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEomMJ5rwlRXLGx2HLCsIsrHsbwdvxWab Subscribe, like and comment. Tap Love ..read more
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Episode 122: A Black Conversation With Dr. Daniel Black
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
6M ago
This week, Lisa LaTouche and I are Absolutely privileged to be joined by the incredible Dr. Daniel Black. He is an author and professor of African American studies at Clark Atlanta University. His books include The Coming, Perfect Peace, Black on Black and many more. In this conversation, we talk about how to reclaim Tap Dance and shed the stain of minstrelsy. Make sure to pick up your copy of Dr. Black's book 'The Coming' at your local Black Bookstore. Join our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/travisknights Subscribe to the Tap Love Tour Podcast on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/the ..read more
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Episode 121: The Brewerytown Tap Dance Festival
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
7M ago
In this episode, we connect with Pamela Hetherington and Conner Kelly to explore the history of the Philadelphia Tap Dance scene and their upcoming inaugural Brewerytown Tap Dance Festival. Register for the Brewerytown Tap Festival at https://www.brewerytown.org/ Join our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/travisknights Subscribe to the Tap Love Tour Podcast on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/the-tap-love-tour Subscribe to the Tap Love Tour Youtube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsSfLevc4PJTChTNkmf5GVw?view_as=subscriber ..read more
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Episode 120: The Baby Laurence Legacy Project
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
11M ago
On today’s show, we are joined by co-host Brinae Ali as she opens up some of her research process with us for her multi-year initiative, The Baby Laurence Legacy Project. Ali has curated some phenomenal guests to talk about their personal experiences with legendary Tap Dancer, Baby Laurence. Joining the conversation today is renowned Dunbar High School Music Educator, Charlie Funn, founder of The National Center for African Communitarian Culture, Sanifu Mwananchi, and Keystone Korner Baltimore Club Owner/Presenter, Todd Barkin. Additional audio: -Jazz Hoofer: Baby Laurence Documentary -Count B ..read more
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Episode 119: Sandra Seaton on the Bunny Briggs and Olivette Miller Archives
The Tap Love Tour Podcast
by Travis Knights
1y ago
On today’s show, we are speaking with Sandra Seaton who is a playwright, librettist, former professor of creative writing and African American literature at Central Michigan University and the curator of the Dr. Bunny Briggs and Olivette Miller archives housed at Yale's James Weldon Johnson Archives. Our conversation spans the archives, Flournoy Miller and Shuffle Along, the Columbia Race Resistance and the importance of Black storytelling. Link to Dr. Bunny Briggs and Olivette Miller archives here: https://archives.yale.edu/repositories/11/resources/12332?fbclid=IwAR3VFDfj8dcGpQY297eF3A2fw1Cy ..read more
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