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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Ernest Brown [and] Segments from By word of foot I [videorecording]

Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Ernest Brown [and] Segments from By word of foot I [videorecording]
Publication
1980.

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Moving imageUse in libraryPreservation*MGZIC 9-5753Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (30 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Series Statement
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia.
Alternative Title
Segments from By word of foot I
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
  • For the completed documentary on this workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Event (note)
  • Ernest Brown's class videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 13, 1980.
Contents
  • Continuation of Ernest "Brownie" Brown's class (ca. 15 min.), which began on *MGZIC 9-5756. He is briefly joined by Charles "Cookie" Cook.
  • Segments from By word of foot I: Tap masters pass on their tradition (ca. 15 min.) / directed by Brenda Bufalino ; produced by Jane Goldberg ; camera, Stephan Bell ; sound, Carlos Fernandez ; editing, Gerry Pallor. Tap masters appearing on this tape are: Peg Leg Bates, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Albert "Gip" Gibson, John W. Bubbles, Marion Coles, Charles "Honi" Coles, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines (with musician-composer Ram Ramirez), Howard "Sandman" Sims, Fred Kelly, Leon Collins, Buster Brown, Gregory Hines, Bunny Briggs. Jane Goldberg performs a duet with Cookie and presents a welcome speech.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5753
Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Ernest Brown [and] Segments from By word of foot I [videorecording]
Imprint
1980.
Series
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia.
Event
Ernest Brown's class videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 13, 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 a segment of a tap dancing class and partial footage of an abridged version of the 41-min. documentary By word of foot I (c1983). A complete recording of this abridged version appears on *MGZIC 9-5760.
Local Subject
Dance workshops and workshop performances.
Television. By word of foot.
Added Author
Brown, Ernest. Teacher
Bubbles, John W., dancer.
Goldberg, Jane. 1948- , dancer. Speaker. Producer
Bates, Peg Leg, dancer.
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, dancer.
Gibson, Bert, dancer.
Coles, Marion, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, dancer.
Gaines, Bubba, dancer.
Ramirez, Ram, 1913- Musician
Sims, Sandman, dancer.
Kelly, Fred, dancer.
Collins, Leon, dancer.
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, dancer.
Briggs, Bunny, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda. Director
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
DHCA.
Added Title
Segments from By word of foot I [videorecording]
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5753
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