Monthly Archives: May 2016

JAZZDANCE Archives

I can’t believe I almost forgot about this. JAZZDANCE came to a close with a two week retrospective at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis over two weekends, April 14-17 and April 21-23. Les and I were living in a wonderful carriage … Continue reading

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SUMMER 2016

It’s Thursday May 12. The diploma ceremony for the Meadows School of the Arts is on Saturday May 14 at 6:30pm outdoors in front of the Owen Arts Center. It’s great having it outside It is quite an event. All of … Continue reading

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Zenon Dance Company (Minneapolis) Merry-Go-Round

The Zenon Dance Company opened its spring season at the Cowles Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Minneapolis last night (May 7, 2016). One of the works on the program is a reconstruction of my 1988 duet Merry-Go-Round with music by … Continue reading

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End of Semester Essay/Daniel Nagrin

I ask all my jazz classes to write an essay at the end of the semester. In Jazz I, it is usually about the vernacular and how that relates to and informs the work we did together. In Jazz II, … Continue reading

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