Tag Archives: Reflection

My Journey to Jump Rhythm

My earliest recollection of encountering Billy Siegenfeld was when I was subbing Germaine Salsberg’s tap class at Broadway Dance Center in New York City.  I think it was 1992.  I was using “You Gotta Look Out for Yourself” from the … Continue reading

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Back to Rhythm-Making

We are back to rhythm-making!  Jump Rhythm Jazz Project has been on break for the past few weeks because at the end of June, we had our week-long Summer Intensive.  It is a very exciting week for us when artists … Continue reading

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Watching That Older Couple

Hello, rhythm fans! Have you ever watched an older couple dance at a wedding? You know- the moment when, towards the end of the evening, the band or the DJ suddenly puts on one of those songs- a ballad, maybe … 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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More about Finland and Jump Rhythm® Collective

About Jump Rhythm® Collective —the new Finnish dance company basing its repertory and pedagogy on Jump Rhythm principles. As of Saturday, February 9, 2013, these 7 women have decided, without any reservations, to patiently build themselves into an ensemble that … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 6, Part II

Welcome back to Action Idea Six! Last week I explored the final action idea of Expressing Energy. You can read more about it here, because this week I’ll be sharing with you how this has been one of the hardest, … 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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