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"THIS SPIRITED, STYLISH, MULTI-TALENTED ENSEMBLE (USES) THEIR VOICES, THEIR PERCUSSIVE FEET AND THEIR FLAIR FOR CHARACTERIZATION TO LAYER, DISTORT AND PROCLAIM THE JOYS OF RHYTHM…RHYTHM CAN FUNCTION AS A COMPLETE LANGUAGE."

HEDY WEISS, CHICAGO SUN TIMES

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Hello Jump Rhythm Fans and Scholars!

This will be your location to find all of our publications and writings about the technique.  Feel free to check back here from time to time as we’ll update with new versions of our articles, and continue to build our library as we evolve the technique.

Jump Rhythm Blog – Various Contributors

Standing Down Straight® – Billy Siegenfeld

Performing Energy – Billy Siegenfeld

The Art of Misbehaving – Billy Siegenfeld

Jump Rhythm® Technique:  Six Action-Ideas – Billy Siegenfeld

Choreographing in the Classic Jazz Tradition – Billy Siegenfeld

The Tightrope Doesn’t Matter When You’re Already Down: Billy Siegenfeld and Jump Rhythm® Jazz – Johnny Nevin

A Musician’s View of Jump Rhythm® Technique – David Yoken

All The Things You Are:  JRJP in Rhode Island – Al Basile

Swingin’ Engineers – Matt Paolelli; Video by Northwestern University

Dance Professor Connects Physics to “Innate” Rhythm – Cara Lockwood

Jump Rhythm®‘s 25th Anniversary – Wendy Perron, former Editor-in-Chief of Dance Magazine and the author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer

"RELAXED, GROUNDED MOTION IS AVAILABLE TO ANYBODY AND SO THE TECHNIQUE VALIDATES THE POWER AND CAPABILITY OF EVERY BODY."

SHARON HOYER,
NEW CITY