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Manhattan Tap with the HardBop Quartet

Title
Manhattan Tap with the HardBop Quartet [videorecording] / artistic director, Heather Cornell ; musical director, Keith Saunders ; conceived and directed by Heather Cornell.
Publication
c1994.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (119 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Heather Cornell, Manhattan Tap.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Music for Buster's suite is Alexander's rag time band by Irving Berlin and Fascinating rhythm by George Gershwin. Music for Buster's set is April in Paris by Duke Ellington and Round Midnight by Thelonious Monk.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Stephen Quandt.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, New York, on April 9, 1994.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • First act (ca. 55 min.): Introduction / by Heather Cornell -- The Keith blues / choreography, Cornell ; solos by the dancers ; music composed and arranged by Keith Saunders ; danced by Manhattan Tap, Buster Brown, and Dianne Walker -- Dream / choreography, Cornell ; music arranged by Saunders ; danced by Cornell, Jeannie Hill, and Max Pollak -- Buster's suite / choreography and arrangement, Brown ; music, Irving Berlin (Alexander's rag time band) and George Gershwin (Fascinating rhythm) ; danced by Brown, Hill, Nicole Kostura, and Pollak -- New jazz world order [instrumental work] / music, Saunders ; played by the HardBop Quartet -- That old black magic / choreography, Walker ; music, Arlen, Mercer ; danced by Hill, Kostura, and Pollak -- Billy's bounce / music, Charlie Parker ; danced by Cornell and Walker -- Softly as in a morning sunrise / music, Romberg and Hammerstein ; danced by Walker -- Emily / music, J. Mandel ; danced by Walker -- Gumbo hump / choreography, Cornell ; music and arrangement, Ray Brown ; danced by Manhattan Tap.
  • Second act (ca. 64 min.): You and the night and the music / choreography, Heather Cornell ; music, Schwartz, arranged by Keith Saunders ; danced by Jeannie Hill, Nicole Kostura, Max Pollak -- Da lama's da lemma [instrumental work] / music, Ralph Lalama ; performed by the HardBop Quartet, featuring Lalama -- These foolish things / music, Strachey, Link, Marvell ; danced by Cornell ; music played by Lalama -- Tap-a-holic / music composed and arranged by Saunders ; danced by Cornell -- Cookie's piece / choreography, [Charles] "Cookie" Cook ; music, Gershwin ; danced by Buster Brown and Manhattan Tap -- Tap, but not for me, for Tony / choreography, Cornell, solos by the dancers ; music, Gershwin, arranged by the HardBop Trio ; danced by Manhattan Tap -- Buster's set / music, Duke (April in Paris), Monk (Round midnight), Hefti (Cute) ; danced by Brown -- Chair-o-kee / direction, Cornell ; choreography, Cornell with J. Cunneen, S. Oliver, Tony Scopino ; music, Ray Noble ; arranged by David Leonhardt ; danced by Manhattan Tap.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1896
Title
Manhattan Tap with the HardBop Quartet [videorecording] / artistic director, Heather Cornell ; musical director, Keith Saunders ; conceived and directed by Heather Cornell.
Imprint
c1994.
Credits
Lighting, Stephen Quandt.
Performer
Danced by Manhattan Tap: Heather Cornell, Jeannie Hill, Nicole Kostura, and Max Pollak.
Guest dancers: Dianne Walker and James "Buster" Brown.
Music played by the HardBop Quartet: Keith Saunders (piano), Eddie Ornowski (drums), Bim Strasberg (bass), and guest artist Ralph Lalama (saxophone).
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, New York, on April 9, 1994.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIA 4-2234.
Added Author
Cornell, Heather, choreographer.
Cornell, Heather. dir
Cornell, Heather. Speaker
Cornell, Heather, dancer.
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002, dancer.
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002, choreographer.
Walker, Dianne, dancer.
Walker, Dianne, choreographer.
Hill, Jeannie, dancer.
Kostura, Nicole, dancer.
Pollak, Max, dancer.
Lalama, Ralph. Musician
Saunders, Keith, 1960- Composer
Saunders, Keith, 1960- Conductor
Saunders, Keith, 1960- Musician
Saunders, Keith, 1960- Arranger
Ornowski, Eddie. Musician
Strasberg, Bim. Musician
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Composer
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986. Composer
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976. Composer
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955. Composer
Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Composer
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960, lyricist.
Brown, Ray, 1926-2002. Composer
Brown, Ray, 1926-2002. Arranger
Strachey, Jack, 1894-1972. Composer
Marvell, Holt, 1901-1969. Composer
Link, Harry, 1896-1956. Composer
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Composer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Monk, Thelonious, composer
Hefti, Neal. Composer
Noble, Ray, 1903-1978. Composer
Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984. Composer
Leonhardt, David. Arranger
Quandt, Stephen. Lighting designer
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, choreographer.
Scopino, Tony, choreographer.
Manhattan Tap (Company)
HardBop Quartet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Gift of Heather Cornell, Manhattan Tap.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1896
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