Jimmy Slyde (Performer) | Playbill

Jimmy Slyde


Mr. Slyde's style was worlds apart from the athletic Glover, whose footfalls hit the floor with a pummeling force. As his adopted stage name would indicate, his feet slid and slipped across the stage, barely leaving the floor. The movements of his rail-thin body were minimal, but designed to register the utmost impact. Very often, he would indulge in a line of witty patter with the audience as he danced.

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  • Born: 1927 in Atlanta, GA
  • Death: May 16, 2008 in Hanson, MA

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