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Nancy's Bookshelf: From MJ to Madonna, Choreographer Vincent Paterson details his journey

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Paterson with (clockwise, from left:) Madonna and Jean Paul Gaultier, Paul McCartney and Miss Piggy.

The most talented choreographer and director you've never heard of.

Choreographer of icons such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Björk, and many others reveals stage stories through his extraordinary journey.

Vincent Paterson details the highs and lows of his professional dancing career in his book, "Icons and Instincts: Choreographing and Directing Entertainment's Biggest Stars."

From film sets to rehearsal sessions, he takes you on a backstage pass into the heart of the world of dance.

Episode #678

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.