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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown [videorecording]

Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown [videorecording]
Publication
1980.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-5736Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Brown, Buster, 1913-2002.
  • Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
  • Collins, Leon.
  • DHCA.
  • Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
  • Raff, Pamela,
Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (19 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.
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.
Performer (note)
  • Instructors: Leon Collins, Buster Brown.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 16, 1980.
Contents
  • Continuation of Leon Collins's 10AM class (ca. 14 min.), which began on *MGZIC 9-5738. Collins introduces three women from his Boston studio, among them Pam Raff, who dance a quartet with him.
  • Class taught by Buster Brown (ca. 5 min.). In an opening interview, he looks back upon his youth and early career in Baltimore, and his performances as part of the Speed Kings. He then describes the growing popularity of tap dancing in Europe, which he recently toured, and discusses his signature dance, "Cute." This class continues on *MGZIC 9-5777 and *MGZIC 9-5776.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5736
Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown [videorecording]
Imprint
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: Leon Collins, Buster Brown.
Event
Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 16, 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.
Local Subject
Dance workshops and workshop performances.
Television. By word of foot.
Added Author
Collins, Leon. tch, dancer.
Raff, Pamela, dancer.
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002. Teacher. Interviewee
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- Director
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
DHCA.
Added Title
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5736
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