Bobby McFerrin & Savion Glover (Tour)
A tour of a double-bill of Bobby McFerrin (“Don’t Worry, Be Happy“) and Savion Glover (Legendary Tap Dancer), two celebrated entertainers, an artistic marriage in a crafted culture clash. Largely improvised with only a few structured numbers, the show toured the USA in 2004 too critical acclaim. Produced by Clint Mitchell for William Morris Agency, with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment in association with Savion Worldwide LLC.
I was Executive Producer and General Manager, toured with the show as it’s onsite manager.
Artist influences include: Mozart, Keith Jarrett Discovered by: Comedian Bill Cosby Awards: 10 Grammy Awards Biggest hit: “Don’t Worry Be Happy“ Hairstyle: Flowing dreadlocks
Artistic influences include: Jazz saxophonist John Coltrane; tap dancers Jimmy Slyde & Bunny Briggs Discovered by: Dancer-actor Gregory Hines Awards: Tony Award, 2 Obie Awards, 2 Fred Astaire Awards, Dance Magazine “Choreographer of the Year” Award Biggest hit: “Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk” Hairstyle: Flowing dreadlocks
packaging Savion with Bobby McFerrin for one-off events at:
- Paramount Theater (Seattle, WA)
- Fox Theater (Detroit, MI)
- Shubert Theatre (New Haven, CT)
- Royce Hall, University of California (Los Angeles, CA)
- Orpheum Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)
- Zoellner Performing Arts Center (Bethlehem, PA)
- McCarter Theater (Princeton, NJ)
- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (Newark, NJ)
As Executive Producer & Senior Vice President of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment LLC since 2000, a New York division of the Nederlander Organization charged with international development of theatrical markets, venues and shows.