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May 14, 2008

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Launches ‘Tinge and Tone’

Written by
cindy mcleod

live jazz, Canada

Decidedly Jazz Dancework's Tinge & Tone

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks
Tinge and Tone
June 5-14
Max Bell Theatre, Calgary

Production Features Music by Rubim de Toledo

Calgary based Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, an internationally renowned company known for the outstanding talent and their innovative productions featuring live music, launches Tinge and Tone as part of their 2008 season.

Under the artistic direction of long-time company dancer and Artistic Assistant Sarisa Figueroa, Tinge and Tone will feature the talented DJD dancers performing to a live, classic-jazz quintet lead by Musical Director/Composer Rubim de Toledo.

Showcasing the work of choreographers Kimberley Cooper, Jamie Freeman Cormack, Michele Moss and Hannah Stilwell, the dancers will perform a range of dance styles from Tap to Lindy Hop, Swing to Brazilian.

Tinge and Tone is set to the original compositions of Rubim de Toledo, the Edmonton based musician best known for his work with award-winning Latin group Bomba as well as various jazz ensembles. The DJD production will feature a wide range of styles from classic to modern jazz with touches of Brazilian and Latin rhythms.

for more info visit www.decidedlyjazz.com

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