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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Sandman Sims and Gregory Hines

Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Sandman Sims and Gregory Hines [videorecording]
Publication
October 17, 1980.

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Description
  • 1 streaming video file (20 min., 53 sec.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
  • 1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (21 min.) : sd., col. ;
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Series Statement
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
  • For the completed documentary on this workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Instructors: Sandman Sims, Gregory Hines.
  • Musicians: David Yoken (percussion), Ram Ramirez (piano).
  • Interviewer: Jane Goldberg.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 17, 1980.
Contents
  • Conclusion of Sandman Sims's 1:30PM class (ca. 5 min.), which began on *MGZIC 9-5771 and *MGZIC 9-5769, showing him jamming with students to live music.
  • Candid footage (ca. 2 min.).
  • Interview with Gregory Hines (ca. 14 min.), preceding his class. Among the topics he discusses are his early dance lessons, both formal and informal; his admiration for the improvisationalists at the Apollo Theater, among them Sandman Sims; his ten-year absence from tap dancing; and improvisation and what it involves. This session continues on *MGZIC 9-5764.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7537
Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Sandman Sims and Gregory Hines [videorecording]
Imprint
October 17, 1980.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia.
Performer
Instructors: Sandman Sims, Gregory Hines.
Musicians: David Yoken (percussion), Ram Ramirez (piano).
Interviewer: Jane Goldberg.
Event
Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 17, 1980.
Summary
Part of the documentation of the week-long tap dancing workshop By word of foot I, presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on October 13-18, 1980. This tape contains segments of two tap dancing classes.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5768.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Dance workshops and workshop performances.
Television. By word of foot.
Added Author
Sims, Sandman. Teacher
Yoken, David. Musician
Ramirez, Ram, 1913- Musician
Hines, Gregory, interviewee.
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- Director
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
DHCA.
Added Title
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7537
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