David Gilmore

2012LL-David-Gilmore2011 Tapology honoree

David Gilmore's recent performance credits include appearances in the American Festival of the Feet at Duke University and Tap Extravaganza in New York. A native of Charleston, S.C., he grew up immersed in the melodious soulful sounds of the South, finding his musical outlet in his hometown high school marching band and a jazz quintet. Since arriving in New York City in 1957, he has enjoyed opportunities to perform with the best of the best, including the legendary jazz innovator Miles Davis and Tony Award recipients Honi Coles, Gregory Hines and Savion Glover, as well as touring the world.