Sunday, March 16, 2008

Profile of Billie Mahoney

The Kansas City newspaper Pitch recently ran an in-depth profile of dancer and notator Billie Mahoney:

The article is long, but I read every last word, and I bet you'll want to as well. Lots of colorful stories from long ago and not-so-long ago. Also, the article includes numerous photos of Billie -- click them to see larger versions.

The article made me wonder if there any videos of Billie on YouTube. And indeed there are! Here's one that overlays two performances of the same phrase to show how precise her tapping is:

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