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Tuesday, March 30, 2010
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The California Jazz Foundation presented Traps 'N Taps on Tuesday, March 30 at Catalina's in Hollywood. The show featured the brilliant brushwork of drummer Clayton Cameron and the fluid motion of dancer Chester Whitmore.

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Chester Whitmore, a world-class dancer, choreographer, bandleader, mentor and film archivist, has choreographed dazzling routines for Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, The Temptations and The O'Jays. Mr. Whitmore has galloped the globe, performing and presenting clinics. His charisma, amazing repertoire and fluid motion have all garnered critical acclaim.

Drummer Clayton Cameron is best known for his long association with Tony Bennett. He has also recorded with the likes of Gerald Wilson, Billy Childs, Hubert Laws, Kenny Burrell, Rod Stewart and Patti LaBelle. His brilliant brushwork has become a highly skilled art form. Mr. Cameron has produced several brush technique videos and is a distinguished faculty member at UCLA's Department of Jazz Studies.