Category Archives: Performances

PREVIEW: Jimmie Blues…

I recently had the opportunity to see Billy Siegenfeld and Jordan Batta perform a “workshop showing” of their upcoming show “Jimmy Blues and the case of the accidental dancer”. This show takes one on an incredible adventure through the human … Continue reading

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JRJP on the way to Michigan!

We’re on the road again! This time we’re headed to Central Michigan University. Home of one of our very dear colleagues Heather Trommer-Beardslee. Heather works tirelessly championing Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, and I am excited to be performing, and teaching, … Continue reading

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Where in the World is JRJP?

Wow, we have been busy lately!  The most recent update is that the month of March has been one where we are on tour. In preparing for our tours, we have been hard at work in the studio, rehearsing pieces … Continue reading

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Back from Boston

What an amazing weekend! We’ve just returned from Boston, and we had a great time there performing and teaching.  We were brought out to the Boston area by the wonderful and amazing Thelma Goldberg, founder of The Dance Inn. We … Continue reading

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My Tale: Jump Rhythm + Kids Fare

Last Saturday, April 20th at 10:30am, Jump Rhythm performed at Northwestern University’s Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.  This was my first time performing in a lecture-demonstration children’s show with Jump Rhythm Jazz Project!  This was especially exciting for me because of the … Continue reading

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Back at the Newberry!

April is a busy and exciting month for Jump Rhythm.  Last Thursday we gave a lecture demonstration at the Newberry Library as part of the Stone Camryn History of Dance program. Billy delivered the prestigious Stone Camryn History of Dance … Continue reading

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Jump Rhythm at Chicago’s Newberry Library

Since we’re going to be at the Newberry Library tomorrow, we wanted to revisit how we felt following our being there around this time last year.  The following is Billy’s reflection from last year on his Stone Camryn lecture and … Continue reading

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Reflections on the First Weekend of Occupy Dance

Hello Jump Rhythm fans! This past week was full of the adventure, focus and long hours which always accompany putting up any sort of multiple-show experience. But that effort was well worth it, and the first three performances of Occupy … Continue reading

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Getting There – Jump Rhythm in Occupy Dance

This March, Jump Rhythm has been given a great gift, to perform as Guest Artists on the Northwestern University’s annual spring Dance Concert, this year titled Occupy Dance.  This opportunity coincides with the 20th anniversary of Billy’s first piece of … Continue reading

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Jump Rhythm at the Kennedy Center

Last weekend, Jump Rhythm had the honor of traveling to Washington, D.C., to perform in JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance. We were invited by Lane Alexander and Chicago Human Rhythm Project, and we shared the stage with the … Continue reading

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