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About Eddie Brown

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The place to go for really low-tech instructional videos and some performance clips, mostly useful as supplements to what we've gone over in class...

Tap dancers sometimes make a distinction between Broadway-style  “show tap” and “rhythm tap,” which is more akin to jazz and percussion... 

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Annual Nutcracker season at the Blume School of Dance in North Carolina.


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Eddie Brown was a marvelous improviser, meaning he could invent taps to music as he performed.  The Saturday 10 a.m. "Eddie Brown" class is so named because it was his...

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Episode of Deadline LA on KPFK with Howard's interview of tap historian Brian Siebert is named finalist for Best Public Affairs show by LA Press Club.

Rhythm tap lessons in Los Angeles

beginners to advanced 

Tap-O-Ween: Jan. 14 and 15. At the Atwater Village Theatre. Four performances only. This was last year but it's hard to let go of this entry. It was so much fun.