Buster Brown News

Also Credited As: James Brown
 
Date of Birth: May 17, 1913
Date of Death: May 07, 2002 (88)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
AC/DC's Phil Rudd Releases Solo Album HEAD JOB
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Described by Malcolm Young, co-founder of AC/DC, as 'the real deal', PHIL RUDD the band's long term drummer, played in several Melbourne bands such as Buster Brown and The Coloured Balls before joining up with the rock giants in 1975.   (more...)

Savion Glover Selects 45 N.J. Students to Perform in BRING TIME BACK at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Savion Glover isn't about to let his rehearsal get off on the wrong foot. (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG's Savion Glover to Lead NJ Students in BRING TIME BACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Savion Glover's BRiNG TiME BaCK @ NJPAC, an original song-and-dance piece featuring a cast of 45 talented New Jersey youngsters ages 6-18, will premiere at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Victoria Theater on Sunday, September 18 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Savion Glover's CHRONOLOGY OF A HOOFER Set For World Premiere at NJPAC
by Nora Dominick - Aug 23, 2016

Tony Award winner Savion Glover, the tap master of Broadway's Shuffle Along, chronicles his lifework and pays tribute to his mentors in the world premiere of Savion Glover's Chronology of a HooFer. (more...)

AC/DC's Phil Rudd Releases Solo Album HEAD JOB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Described by Malcolm Young, co-founder of AC/DC, as 'the real deal', PHIL RUDD the band's long term drummer, played in several Melbourne bands such as Buster Brown and The Coloured Balls before joining up with the rock giants in 1975.   (more...)

BWW Preview: Savion Glover Performs at BB KINGS in Times Square on 8/17
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning, Tap Dancer, Choreographer, and Producer, Savion Glover is celebrating his 32nd year as a performing artist in show business and will thrill his fans with a performance at BB Kings in Times Square on Wednesday evening, August 17th. (more...)

Savion Glover Will Join the Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

It's all good news today at the Music Box Theare... and we aren't just talking about Audra McDonald's pregnancy. It was also announced that during Ms. McDonald's hiatus from the production, Savion Glover, SHUFFLE ALONG's Tony Award-nominated choreographer, and widely considered to be the world's greatest living tap dancer, will step into the show, as envisioned by the Director and Book writer, George C. Wolfe. (more...)

Savion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic Advisers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three extraordinary voices and game-changing innovators as Artistic Advisers award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover (pictured, left), America's preeminent jazz bassist, Christian McBride, and nationally acclaimed poet Patricia Smith.   (more...)

Tap Dance Legend, Bunny Briggs, Dies at Age 92
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Dr. Bunny Briggs, American tap dancer who was inducted into the American Tap Dancing Hall of Fame in 2006, has died at the age of 92. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Cartier Williams
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 29, 2014

Cartier Williams is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Cartier is currently working on a project that will bring the joy of tap dance back into the lives of people across the world. He is the co-founder and artistic director of The Williams Davis Foundation for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing the joy of performing arts into the lives of people worldwide. Throughout his career, Cartier has had the opportunity to dance with a multitude of tap pioneers and masters, including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Peg Leg Bates, and the Nicholas Brothers. He has taught at Broadway Dance Center and American Tap Dance Foundation in NYC along with many other cities across the country and the world! (more...)

Billy Drummond, 'Harlem in the Himalayas' and More Set for The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has announced its January 2014 schedule. Details below! (more...)

Billy Drummond, 'Harlem in the Himalayas' and More Set for The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has announced its January 2014 schedule. Details below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SAVION GLOVER'S STEPZ at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College Looks to the Past for the Future of Tap
by Frances Steiner - Nov 4, 2013

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College started off its 2013-2014 season with the bang of Savion Glover's tap shoes. The venue hosted a performance of Savion Glover's STePz on November 2nd. In the program, Glover listed himself simply as "hoofer, father, husband." Nevertheless, it is undeniable that Glover is a living icon. Glover first appeared on Broadway at the age of 12 in The Tap Dance Kid. By his early 20s, Glover was nominated for a Tony Award for his choreography Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk. Many millenials grew up watching Glover as a featured performer on Sesame Street and today's children see him as the man behind the tap-dancing penguin in Happy Feet. (more...)

Savion Glover to Perform at Jorgensen, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Savion Glover grew up dancing with the greats and now, as he closes in on 40, he handsomely fills their tap shoes. He will display his skills and reverence for the art of tap on Jorgensen's stage Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at 8 p.m. in SoLe Sanctuary: A Hoofer's Meditation on the Art of Tap. (more...)

Patti Smith Narrates TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, today, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

MASTER CHOREOGRAPHERS Dance Concert to Play Muhlenberg College, 2/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

Muhlenberg College will showcase world premiere dance works created by five of the region's most accomplished choreographers and two restagings by internationally acclaimed choreographers, in the College's annual 'Master Choreographers' dance concert, Feb. 7-9. (more...)

MASTER CHOREOGRAPHERS Dance Concert Plays Muhlenberg College, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

Muhlenberg College will showcase world premiere dance works created by five of the region's most accomplished choreographers and two restagings by internationally acclaimed choreographers, in the College's annual 'Master Choreographers' dance concert, tonight, Feb. 7-9. (more...)

MASTER CHOREOGRAPHERS Dance Concert to Play Muhlenberg College, 2/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Muhlenberg College will showcase world premiere dance works created by five of the region's most accomplished choreographers and two restagings by internationally acclaimed choreographers, in the College's annual 'Master Choreographers' dance concert, Feb. 7-9. (more...)

BWW Review: Savion Glover's SoLe Sanctuary
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 13, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston and World Music/CRASHarts collaborate to present Boston premiere of Savion Glover's homage to the late, great tap dance masters who came before him. (more...)

Patti Smith to Narrate TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

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