Regional Reports

LA Summer Activities

By Jim Taylor
Los Angeles / Sept, 2010
Bob Scheerer was honored in N.Y.C. by Tradition in Tap with a workshop and award ceremony on Memorial Day weekend. Bob and wife Denise taught along with several other Tap Masters. Rusty Frank presented various videos of Bob’s dancing in films. Denise Scheerer and daughter Angel performed in Ashland, OR with great success at the Black Swan and Oregon Cabaret Theatre on August 16th and 17th. “Swing Shift, Take Two” featured the mother-daughter team.

LA Tap Festival All Star Concert

By Jim Taylor

Los Angeles / August, 2010

The year’s performance was held August 14th on the brand new concert stage at the L. A. Performing Arts High School in downtown Los Angeles.  Thanks to Paul Reich, master carpenter, the rich, resounding, raised wooden floor made it the perfect venue for a tap concert! After a brief introduction, the show got off to a solid start with Jason and Chloe dancing a duet with trades that set a very high standard for the evening. 

Rhythm Summit by Tapmotif 2010, Lefkada

Rhythm Summit by Tapmotif 2010, Lefkada


By Paul Carlon, Saxophonist/Composer

July, 2010

Well, my first trip to Greece was life altering. I compare it to the first time I went to Brazil in 1998. The music, the people, the food, the landscape...they all blew me away on so many levels.

I went to Greece as a guest artist with TapMotif, a 10-day music & dance workshop on the island of Lefkada put together by Thanos Daskalopoulos. The