Concerto in Rhythm with Tap-Dance Revival

Dancer Ayodele Casel confers with composer Rob Kapilow. i

Dancer Ayodele Casel confers with composer Rob Kapilow. Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr, NPR hide caption

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Dancer Ayodele Casel confers with composer Rob Kapilow.

Dancer Ayodele Casel confers with composer Rob Kapilow.

Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr, NPR

A newly composed concerto for orchestra and tap dancer showcases the beauty of tap, which is enjoying a bit of a revival. Composer Rob Kapilow wrote the part of the dancer like a drum solo, without really knowing what the steps might be.

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