Savion Glover opens his mouth before tapping out one of his mad rhythms, and the evening's surprises begin. His vocal "tss ta tssk" shifts to a steady rhythm in his right foot—a hi-hat swing—as he sings "The Way You Look Tonight." Enormously present for us, alone with a five-man band, Glover offers depth and richness. Nearly imperceptible toe drops precede a frenzy heading into Coltrane; he sneaks in "Jingle Bells," hits again, and revels in chugs across the stage. Many indicators exist (including the show's title and a stolen joke) that Gregory Hines is on his mind, as are several masters quoted in the solos... More >>>