WorldCat Identities

Glover, Savion

Overview
Works: 135 works in 211 publications in 4 languages and 5,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Live sound recordings  Original cast recordings  Biography  Autobiographies  Biographical films  Children's television programs  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Author, Choreographer, Instrumentalist, Recipient, Director, Singer, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Bamboozled by Spike Lee( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a searing parody of American television, this film takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall
Bring in 'da noise, bring in 'da funk : original Broadway cast by Daryl Waters( )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sesame Street celebrates around the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Muppets learn about traditions from around the world as they celebrate New Year's Eve
Tap( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Washington is a promising but disillusioned tap dancer who must resolve the conflict between his craft and the fast track life of a high-stakes thief
Jelly's last jam by Jelly Roll Morton( Recording )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical biography of jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton
Bojangles( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of extraordinary tap dancing legend Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. This is the story of an incredibly talented man who struggled with the demons of his past and the racism of his time, but still entertained millions with his unique and complex dance style
Timeless by Barbra Streisand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live concert featuring Barbra Streisand recorded New Year's Eve, 1999
Mur by Ulrike Beimpold( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories inspired by names on and objects left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Spirit of Dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Dance Umbrella, a presenter of dance in the Boston area, its founder and director Jeremy Alliger looks back at its origin and history. Among the activities he discusses are residency programs for artists in Boston, the commissioning of new works, the presentation of underrepresented dance forms, the educational outreach program, working with other presenters, bringing companies from abroad, and plans for an international festival of wheelchair dance. The many video excerpts include an a cappella tap solo by Gregory Hines; Mark Morris in a solo from his work Three preludes; the Mark Morris Dance Group in an excerpt from Morris's Gloria; the American Indian Dance Theatre; Elizabeth Streb's Ringside company; an aerial dancing piece titled Night thoughts; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane & Company in an excerpt from Jones's Still/Here; the Butō dance company Sankaï Juku; and AXIS Dance Troupe and Cando/Co in examples of wheelchair dancing. Additionally, a compilation of the highlights of Dance Umbrella's upcoming season includes briefer excerpts of Michael Moschen, Savion Glover, scenes from the musical Stomp, and a hip hop company
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Savion Glover( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover was born on November 19, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey. Glover first appeared on Broadway at ten years old in The Tap Dance Kid. He danced in Black and Blue in 1988, and made his film debut dancing with Gregory Hines in Tap (1989). In 1991, Glover portrayed a young Jelly Roll Morton in Jelly’s Last Jam, and, in 1996, choreographed and starred in Bring in da Noise, Bring in da Funk. He would also appear in Spike Lee’s Bamboozled in 2000. Glover, who first taught tap when he was fourteen years old, opened his tap school, the HooFeRzCLuB School for TaP, in Newark in 2009. Glover choreographed the 2016 Broadway musical Shuffle Along, and received numerous honors, including a Tony Award for best choreography and a Tony nomination for best actor. He was the youngest recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship
Lost in the shuffle : presentation( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses origins of modern American dancing with demonstrations of African tribal dance, buck dancing, which is a combination of Irish step dancing and English clog dancing, and tap dancing, which evolved from dances from Africa, and the dances of white Southerners. Includes brief interviews with the performers
Ben Vereen sing along : around the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Vereen is inviting kids everywhere on a musical funfilled tour of the world. Ben and the Peter Pan Kids make sing along stops in Italy, Trinidad, England, France, Africa and the United States
Fours : a dance jam with McCoy Tyner, Eddie Palmieri, Roy Haynes, Jack DeJohnette by Savion Glover( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarded as the best tap dancer on earth, Tony Award-winner Savion Glover showcases his musical side by jamming with jazz royalty. Includes interview footage and four separate jams, one each with McCoy Tyner, Eddie Palmieri, Roy Haynes, and Jack DeJohnette. Savion shifts from soloist to accompanist and back, challenging and reacting to his mentors with a searching, spiritual demeanor emblematic of jazz's greatest instrumentalists
Welcome to the party( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids will have hours of fun dancing and clapping to old favorites such as Old McDonald, Bingo Limbo and the Hokey Pokey
Hot jazz for a cool Yule by Jim Cullum Jazz Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenny by Bob Fosse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenny: Tells the story of troubled nightclub comic Lenny Bruce, his wife Honey Harlowe, and his fatal decline through drug addiction
Around the world : with the Peter Pan kids by Ben Vereen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids will have hours of fun dancing and clapping to old favorites such as Old McDonald, Bingo Limbo and the Hokey Pokey
Kenny greatest hits : gift collection by Kenny G.( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the videocassette, Kenny G plays the saxophone on his music videos with pieces of an interview with Kenny G between songs
The very black show édition prestige by Spike Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des Noirs, outrageusement maquillés, s'autocaricaturent dans un show provocant ... Stigmatiser la représentation des personnes noires dans les médias, telle est l'ambition de Spike Lee
Bamboozled by Spike Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit. (IMDb)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bamboozled
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MurSavion Glover : entertainerContemporary Black biography, Profiles from the international Black communitySavion GloverSavion! : my life in dance
Alternative Names
Savion Glover acteur américain

Savion Glover acteur et chorégraphe américain

Savion Glover Amerikaans acteur

Savion Glover pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Savion Glover US-amerikanischer Stepptänzer und Choreograf

Савьон Гловер

سافيون غلوفر

セビアン・グローバー

塞维恩·格洛弗

薩維昂·格洛弗

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