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Two takes on tap [videorecording] : choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Dally

Title
Two takes on tap [videorecording] : choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Dally / produced and directed by Sharon Arslanian.
Publication
Northampton, MA : Images, c1993.

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1 videodisc (NTSC) (56 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Daly
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • It's miles to Mingus recorded at the Joyce Theater, New York, in Oct. 1991. Sweet blues recorded at the Joyce Theater, May 1989. 'Round midnight recorded at Woodpeckers Tap Dance Center, New York, in Dec. 1990. Guest appearance by Eddie Brown with the Jazz Tap Ensemble recorded at the Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, in Aug. 1990. Buffalo suite recorded at the Joyce Theater in Oct. 1991. Touch, turn, return recorded at the Joyce Theater in Oct. 1991. 'Bout a mile, Spoon River, and Jam with Honi recorded at Baird Auditorium, Washington, D.C., in April 1982. All blues recorded at the Joyce Theater in Oct. 1991. Caravan recorded at Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, in Aug. 1980. Guest appearance by Brenda Bufalino with the Jazz Tap Ensemble, All blues and the Duet by Bufalino and Dally recorded at the Joyce Theater, New York, in May 1993.
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
Dance excerpts: It's miles to Mingus / choreography and performance, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Charles Mingus -- Sweet blues / choreography and performance, Lynn Dally -- 'Round midnight / choreography and performance, Dally ; music, Thelonious Monk ; danced by Dally -- Guest appearance by Eddie Brown with the Jazz Tap Ensemble -- Buffalo suite / choreography, Bufalino ; danced by the American Tap Dance Orchestra -- Touch, turn, return / choreography, Bufalino ; music composed and conducted by Carman Moore ; danced by the American Tap Dance Orchestra -- 'Bout a mile / choreography, Dally ; danced by Dally and Fred Strickler -- Spoon River / choreography and performance, Dally -- Jam with Honi / choreography, Dally ; music, Paul Arslanian ; danced by Honi Coles and the Jazz Tap Ensemble -- All blues / choreography, Bufalino ; music, Miles Davis ; danced by the American Tap Dance Orchestra -- Caravan / choreography, Lynn Dally ; music, Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol ; danced by the Jazz Tap Ensemble -- Guest appearance by Brenda Bufalino with the Jazz Tap Ensemble -- All blues / choreography, Dally ; danced by the Jazz Tap Ensemble -- Duet by Bufalino and Dally.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1894
Title
Two takes on tap [videorecording] : choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Dally / produced and directed by Sharon Arslanian.
Imprint
Northampton, MA : Images, c1993.
Performer
Interviewees, Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Dally.
Danced by the Jazz Tap Ensemble: Lynn Dally with Camden Richman and Fred Strickler (Baird Auditorium, Washington, D.C., 1982) ; Terry Brock, Mark Mendonca, and Sam Weber (Joyce Theater, New York, 1989) ; Mark Mendonca and Sam Weber (Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1990) ; Sam Weber, Derick Grant, Lainie Manning, and Dormeshia Sumbry (Joyce Theater, New York, 1993).
Danced by the American Tap Dance Orchestra: Brenda Bufalino with featured dancers Neil Applebaum, Barbara Duffy, Russell Halley, Margaret Morrison, Robin Tribble, and Tony Waag (Joyce Theater, 1991).
Guest artists: Eddie Brown, Honi Coles.
Event
It's miles to Mingus recorded at the Joyce Theater, New York, in Oct. 1991. Sweet blues recorded at the Joyce Theater, May 1989. 'Round midnight recorded at Woodpeckers Tap Dance Center, New York, in Dec. 1990. Guest appearance by Eddie Brown with the Jazz Tap Ensemble recorded at the Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, in Aug. 1990. Buffalo suite recorded at the Joyce Theater in Oct. 1991. Touch, turn, return recorded at the Joyce Theater in Oct. 1991. 'Bout a mile, Spoon River, and Jam with Honi recorded at Baird Auditorium, Washington, D.C., in April 1982. All blues recorded at the Joyce Theater in Oct. 1991. Caravan recorded at Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, in Aug. 1980. Guest appearance by Brenda Bufalino with the Jazz Tap Ensemble, All blues and the Duet by Bufalino and Dally recorded at the Joyce Theater, New York, in May 1993.
Summary
Interviews with tap dancers and choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Dally are interspersed with performance excerpts by their respective companies, the American Tap Dance Orchestra and the Jazz Tap Ensemble. The two dancers discuss their dance training and careers, belief in tap dancing as a serious art form, collaborations with musicians and fellow dancers, use of improvisation, approach to choreography, and future projects. They are ultimately seen performing together in 1993.
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 4-2332.
Added Author
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda. Interviewee
Dally, Lynn. Interviewee
Dally, Lynn, choreographer.
Dally, Lynn, dancer.
Brown, Eddie, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, dancer.
Strickler, Fred, dancer.
Richman, Camden, dancer.
Brock, Terry, dancer.
Mendonca, Mark, dancer.
Weber, Sam, dancer.
Grant, Derick, dancer.
Manning, Lainie, dancer.
Sumbry-Edwards, Dormeshia, dancer.
Applebaum, Neil, dancer.
Duffy, Barbara, dancer.
Halley, Russell, dancer.
Morrison, Margaret, dancer.
Tribble, Robin, dancer.
Waag, Tony, dancer.
Arslanian, Sharon Park. Director
Arslanian, Sharon Park. Producer
Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979. Composer
Monk, Thelonious, composer
Moore, Carman. Composer. Conductor
Arslanian, Paul. Composer
Davis, Miles. Composer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Tizol, Juan, 1900-1984. Composer
Jazz Tap Ensemble.
American Tap Dance Orchestra.
DHCA.
Added Title
Choreographers Brenda Bufalino and Lynn Daly
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1894
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