Maurice Chestnut

Maurice-ChestnutMaurice Chestnut thrilled audiences at the Zurich “Theater Spektakel” in August 2010 when he performed together with Savion Glover and Marshall Davis Jr. with “Bare Soundz.” He is often invited to perform or tour as a special guest with such prominent jazz musicians as Christian McBride, Cyrus Chestnut and Thelonius Monk III. A New Jersey native, Chestnut began dancing at age 5. He became an original member of the New Jersey Tap Ensemble under the direction of Mrs. Deborah Mitchell at age 9. As one of tap's brightest young stars, he was featured in "My Kid's a Star" and was a gold medalist in the NAACP Act-So competition.