DJ and broadcaster -- via the Tyler, TX Morning Telegraph.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
World's leading authority on jazz dance, specifically swing -- via the Guardian. His Jiving Lindy Hoppers have preserved this exuberant dance form!
Friday, July 22, 2011
Master of the soulful sax -- via the L.A. Times. Bernal played with Lionel Hampton, Spike Jones, Ry Cooder, Quincy Jones, Little Jimmy Scott, and Ray Charles. He played all the sax breaks on the Coasters' key hits, defining soul and R & B instrumentals for decades to come. His biggest pop hit was with Duane Eddy on "Rebel Rouser."
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Opera expert, author and impresario -- via the Telegraph.
Television producer, writer, director, actor, and teacher-- via Backstage.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Monday, July 18, 2011
Actress, teacher and co-founder of the New York Street Theater Caravan -- via the New York Times.