SPREADING JOY IN MICHIGAN (May 8, 2015)

Any universe is a beautiful place that has such brightly-shining people in it, including the unseen woman behind the camera.

Here are the details . . . the song, the dancers, the musicians, the occasion.

ALL GOD’S CHILLUN GOT RHYTHM (Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn, Bronisław Kaper; arranged by James Dapogny).

Dancers:  Erin Morris, Brittany Armstrong-Morton, Rachel Bomphray, Sarah Campbell, Hayden Nickel, Nathan Bugh, Patrick Johnston, Chris Glasow, Ryan Morton, Bryant Stuckey.  (For more information about Erin Morris and her Ragdolls, visit here, and then, feeling the spirit, here.  JAZZ LIVES will soon be able to offer information for those wishing to form local chapters of the Erin Morris and her Ragdolls International Fan Club.

Musicians: , Mike Karoub (cello), James Dapogny (piano), Rod McDonald (guitar), and Joe Fee (bass). College Theater, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 8, 2015. Filmed by Laura Beth Wyman.

Bless each of them . . . so generously blessing us with joy.  Tell your friends.

May your happiness increase!

4 responses to “SPREADING JOY IN MICHIGAN (May 8, 2015)

  1. Laura Wyman

    Michael: thanks for sharing. Big thanks to Erin and other 9 dancers and Jim and other 3 musicians for letting me film. It was a joy.

  2. You do us and posterity a great kindness.

  3. David Sager

    Mike Karoub (affectionately known by many as “Max”) is a treasure. Check out the Tricky Sam lick he plays at the end of his first 8 bars.

  4. Pingback: SPREADING MORE JOY IN MICHIGAN (May 8, 2015) | JAZZ LIVES

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