Jump Rhythm Jazz Project: Getting There

Fact Sheet

  • Emmy Award winner
  • One-hour performance documentary
  • Premiered May 2007

Jump Rhythm Jazz Project: Getting There

Profiles the groundbreaking dance company – founded by Ruth Page Award-winning choreographer and dancer Billy Siegenfeld – through a deft combination of dynamic rehearsal footage, insightful interviews with the dancers, and beautifully restaged excerpts from the company's repertory of dances.

Related Information

  • JRJP's repertory of dances in the program are performed to music ranging from Rogers & Hammerstein and Count Basie to Patricia Barber and OutKast
  • Dancer magazine credited Siegenfeld with "inventing the first genuine jazz technique in forty years."