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""Oliver opened the program and showed a different kind of cool""

Marty Munson,
The Morning Call

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Tappers (read)
Sally Banes, Dance Magazine
"...a lively overall use of the body"
Another sell-out (read)
Marynell Kelly, The Express Times [Jul 16, 1999]
""Another sell-out for both shows. This type of thing doesn't happen very often.""
All That Jazz (read)
Linda Ritz, St. Catherine Standard Canada [Sep 19, 1992]
""Shelley Oliver took a trip back in time to the glorious era of vaudeville, and liked it so well she decided to stay.""
Tap and the Deer Head Inn prove to be a perfect match (read)
Marty Munson, The Morning Call [Apr 24, 2001]
""Oliver opened the program and showed a different kind of cool""
Dancers (read)
Jeannie Schulman, Backstage [Mar 4, 1999]
"Shelley is ...personable and fluid, "
Dancers at Lafayette College tap timeless sources of energy (read)
Catherine Williams, The Morning Call [May 20, 1998]
"Oliver's style is very exciting, with rapid-style taps!"
Plays Cole Porter (read)
Martin Z. Kasdan Jr., Louisville Music News [Sep 26, 2012]
"David Leonhardt is a Louisville native who has made his mark accompanying jazz greats such as Jon Hendricks and David "Fathead" Newman"
Plays Cole Porter (read)
D. Oscar  Groomes, O's Place Jazz Magazine
 [Sep 26, 2012]
"His arrangements are juicy "
Buster Brown Tap Dance Star [Apr 25, 2003]
"These tap CDs are beautiful to listen to! "
Weekend Long Jazz Festival at the Lake (read)
Andrzej Pilarczyk, The Source [Apr 30, 2001]
"Delighting the onlookers their joyous tapping, shuffling, and jumping matched the intensity of the Leonhardt Trio's playing."
A flirtatious dancer (read)
Sally Sommer, The Village Voice [Jun 24, 1999]
"Shelley Oliver is a warm, frank, and flirtatious dancer. "
Fred Strickler Tap Dance Star [Apr 25, 1999]
"It is the most danceable music for tap that I've ever heard. Every cut."
Miss Oliver bursts out (read)
Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times [Dec 4, 1996]
"Miss Oliver bursts out with impetuosity, alternating between the deadpan and the coquettish."
A fast mover (read)
Hilary Ostlere, The Westsider
"Shelley Oliver is a vivacious gamin, a fast mover."
Vol #1: Swingin' Tappin' & Jammin' (read)
Diane Walke Tap Dance Star [Apr 25, 1998]
"Every tap dancer on the planet should have this Tap CD !"
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