|22 Oct 09||The Albany, Outer London :: V294|
listing details L1343429484
80th Birthday Bash - T625788060Detroit’s own Will Gaines, one of the last surviving bebop tap hoofers, celebrates his 80th birthday at Southbank Centre with saxophonist Andy Hamilton, tap dancer Junior Laniyan, Eddie ‘Tan Tan’ Thornton, jiving Lindy Hoppers and special surprise guests. Resident in the UK since 1963, Gaines has danced in the London Palladium, Royal Opera House, Royal Festival Hall and Durham Cathedral, with an incredible range of artists including Derek Bailey, Stan Tracey, John Stevens and Ronnie Scott. His initial American career featured Cotton Club and Apollo Theatre performances alongside jazz legends Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.Performer Andy Hamilton (saxophone). Performer Junior Laniyan. Performer Eddie 'Tan Tan' Thornton. Company Jiving Lindy Hoppers.
|6 Apr 08||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
listing details L303995623
Big Birthday Bash - T458714350Celebrate with legendary black American tapper Will Gaines as he turns 75.
|23 May 03||The Spitz, Inner London :: V287|
listing details L0706897471
|27 Oct 02||Key Theatre, Peterborough :: V27|
listing details L296110585