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Savion Glover, the master teacher

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While the rest of us merely march to the beat of our own drum, Savion Glover is the drum. The tap dance superstar has dazzled audiences from the small screen to the big screen from the White House to the Great White Way.

More than just a legend, Savion has become a curator of tap. He is on a mission to keep the craft sacred for future generations.

Savion says the memory of great contributors lives on in his Newark studio: John Coltrane, Lon Cheney, and others.

With his students, Savion strives to reform the image of tap and distance the dance from its derogatory beginnings in the Vaudeville era, which he believes still pervades today.

Although his language sounds a little different than yours or mine, the message is loud and clear.

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