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American Tap Dance Orchestra [videorecording]

Title
American Tap Dance Orchestra [videorecording] / presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation, inc., in association with American Tap Dance Orchestra, inc. ; artistic director and choreographer, Brenda Bufalino.
Publication
1991.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (128 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Tap Dance Orchestra.
Uniform Title
  • American landscape (Choreographic work : Bufalino)
  • Honi's suite (Choreographic work : Coles)
  • Touch, turn, return (Choreographic work : Bufalino)
Alternative Title
Brenda Bufalino and the American Tap Dance Orchestra
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original container.
  • Title on accompanying house program: Brenda Bufalino and the American Tap Dance Orchestra.
Credits (note)
  • Executive director, Tony Waag; musical director, Darrell Grant; sound design, Ed Cosla; costumes, Carrie Robbins; masks and projections, Jebah Baum; lighting, Jeff Fontaine.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, in Oct. 1991.
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
  • Act One: Strike up--The A train / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Billy Strayhorn ("Take the A train") ; danced by tap ensemble -- Buff loves Basie blues / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, and Manny Kurtz ("In a sentimental mood") ; arr. by Bufalino and Darrell Grant ; danced by tap ensemble -- Honi's suite / choreography and songs, Charles "Honi" Coles ; "Let's dance," danced by Russell Halley and Tony Waag, sung by Brenda Bufalino and Coles ; "Get yourself another guy," sung by Coles ; "Doggonest feeling ever," sung by Bufalino ; "Don't get caught short on love," sung by Coles, Halley, and Waag ; "Warm feet," danced by Bufalino and Barbara Duffy -- It's miles to Mingus / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Miles Davis and Oscar Brown, Jr. ("All blues"), Charles Mingus ("Pork pie hat," "Haitian fight song"), arr. by Bufalino ; danced by Bufalino (solo) with Neil Applebaum, Barbara Duffy, Andrea Goodman, Russell Halley, Herve Le Goff, Margaret Morrison, Robin Tribble, and Tony Waag ; "All blues" sung by Pat Tortorici, Halley, and Waag ; "Haitian fight song" sung by Olivia Rosenkrantz, Tortorici, and Waag -- Touch, turn, return / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Carman Moore ; danced by Bufalino (solos) with Neil Applebaum, Barbara Duffy, Andrea Goodman, Russell Halley, Margaret Morrison, Olivia Rosenkrantz, Robin Tribble, and Tony Waag ; music performed by the Skymusic Ensemble, conducted by Moore -- Act Two: American landscape / choreography, Brenda Bufalino (unless otherwise noted) ; music, Hoagy Carmichael (unless otherwise noted), arr. by Bufalino and Darrell Grant ; [musical prologue:] "Barbaric" and "Potato salad rag," played by Grant ("Potato salad rag" composed by Grant) ; "Buffalo suite," danced by tap ensemble ; "Stardust"/"Ole buttermilk sky," choreography and performance by Tony Waag, lyrics by Mitchell Parish, sung by Olivia Rosenkrantz, Pat Tortorici, and Waag ; "Flying turtles," music by Bufalino and Grant, danced by tap ensemble ; "Heart and soul," choreography and performance by Robin Tribble ; "How little we know," choreography and performance by Margaret Morrison, lyrics by Johnny Mercer ; "Moon country," choreography and performance by Barbara Duffy ; "Memphis in June," lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, danced by the trio, sung by Rosenkrantz, Tortorici, and Waag ; "Georgia" and "Baltimore oriole," lyrics by Stuart Gorrell ("Georgia") and Webster ("Baltimore oriole"), sung by Yvette Glover, concertina played by Bufalino ; "Coolbird," music by Grant, danced by featured dancers ; "Billy Dick," choreography for jump-rope duet by Neil Applebaum and Mark Goodman, lyrics by Webster, danced by Applebaum (solo), and Applebaum and Mark Goodman (duet), sung by Tortorici -- American landscape, continued. "Ooh what you said," danced by Russell Halley (solo), Andrea Goodman and Halley (duet), and ensemble: Sherry Eyster Brandt, Mari Fujibayashi, Andrea Goodman, Mark Goodman, Sharon Heller, Herve Le Goff, Scott Rose.
  • and Olivia Rosenkrantz ; "New Orleans," choreography and performance by Margaret Morrison and Robin Tribble ; "Lazy river"/"Winter moon," music by Carmichael, Peter Lach and Sidney Arodin ("Lazy river"), danced by Bufalino (solo) with tap ensemble, sung by Bufalino ; "Sparrow song"/"Riverboat shuffle," music by Bufalino ("Sparrow song"), Carmichael, Dick Voynow, Irving Mills, and Mitchell Parish ("Riverboat shuffle"), danced by tap ensemble, sung by Rosenkrantz and Tortorici ; "I walk with music," lyrics by Johnny Mercer ; danced by Honi Coles and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1913
Title
American Tap Dance Orchestra [videorecording] / presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation, inc., in association with American Tap Dance Orchestra, inc. ; artistic director and choreographer, Brenda Bufalino.
Imprint
1991.
Performer
Danced by Brenda Bufalino and the American Tap Dance Orchestra: featured dancers, Neil Applebaum, Barbara Duffy, Russell Halley, Margaret Morrison, Robin Tribble, Tony Waag ; with Sherry Eyster Brandt, Mari Fujibayashi, Andrea Goodman, Mark Goodman, Sharon Heller, Herve Le Goff, Scott Rose, Olivia Rosenkrantz.
Guest artists: Charles "Honi" Coles, Yvette Glover, Carman Moore.
Music performed by Jeffrey Carney (bass), Darrell Grant (piano), Olivia Rosenkrantz (vocals), Pat Tortorici (vocals).
Music performed by the Skymusic Ensemble: Charles Burnham (violin), Eli Fountain (percussion), Eric Johnson (keyboards), Dale Kleps (reeds).
Credits
Executive director, Tony Waag; musical director, Darrell Grant; sound design, Ed Cosla; costumes, Carrie Robbins; masks and projections, Jebah Baum; lighting, Jeff Fontaine.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, in Oct. 1991.
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 4-2428.
Added Author
Bufalino, Brenda. Performer
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda. Director
Bufalino, Brenda. Arranger
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992. Performer
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, choreographer.
Glover, Yvette. Performer
Moore, Carman. Composer
Moore, Carmen. Conductor
Applebaum, Neil, choreographer.
Applebaum, Neil. Performer
Duffy, Barbara, choreographer.
Duffy, Barbara. Performer
Halley, Russell, choreographer.
Halley, Russell. Performer
Morrison, Margaret, choreographer.
Morrison, Margaret. Performer
Tribble, Robin, choreographer.
Tribble, Robin. Performer
Waag, Tony. Director
Waag, Tony. Composer
Waag, Tony. Performer
Eyster, Sherry. Performer
Fujibayashi, Mari. Performer
Goodman, Andrea, 1953- Performer
Goodman, Mark, choreographer.
Goodman, Mark. Performer
Heller, Sharon. Performer
Le Goff, Hervé. Performer
Rose, Scott. Performer
Rosenkrantz, Olivia. Performer
Carney, Jeffrey. Performer
Grant, Darrell. Arranger
Grant, Darrell. Conductor
Grant, Darrell. Performer
Tortorici, Pat, choreographer.
Tortorici, Pat. Performer
Burnham, Charles, 1950- Performer
Fountain, Eli. Performer
Johnson, Eric. Performer
Kleps, Dale. Performer
Robbins, Carrie. Costume designer
Baum, Jebah. Costume designer
Fontaine, Jeff.
Strayhorn, Billy. Composer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Mills, Irving, 1894-1985. Composer
Davis, Miles. Composer
Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979. Composer
Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981. Composer
Brown, Oscar, Jr., 1926-2005. Composer
Kurtz, Manny, 1911-1984. Composer
Moore, Carmen. Composer
Lach, Peter. Composer
Parish, Mitchell. Lyricist
Voynow, Dick, 1900-1944. Composer
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976. Lyricist
Webster, Paul Francis. Lyricist
Gorrell, Stuart. Lyricist
Arodin, Sidney, 1901-1948. Composer
Cosla, Ed.
American Tap Dance Orchestra.
Skymusic Ensemble.
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Joyce Theater Foundation.
DHCA.
Added Title
Brenda Bufalino and the American Tap Dance Orchestra
Honi's suite (Choreographic work : Coles)
Touch, turn, return (Choreographic work : Bufalino)
American landscape (Choreographic work : Bufalino)
Gift of the American Tap Dance Orchestra.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1913
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