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Tap in [videorecording] : one fabulous night of American tap choreography

Title
Tap in [videorecording] : one fabulous night of American tap choreography / co-presented by The Town Hall and The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
Publication
c1999.

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Description
3 videocassettes (155 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Town Hall and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
  • Accompanied by house program ; changes to program are announced orally and appear in titles on frame.
  • Cassette 2 erroneously dated April 19 instead of March 19, 1999.
Performer (note)
  • Mistress of ceremonies: Yvette Glover.
  • Speakers: Al Heyward, Carl Schlesinger, Peggy Spina, Deborah Mitchell, Gloria Jean Cuming, Anita Feldman, Harold Nicholas, Brenda Bufalino, Gene Medler, Omar Edwards.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Town Hall, New York, on March 19, 1999, by James Cosper and A. Star Reese ; video edited by Peter Richards and James Cosper.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 57 min.). Musical trio / performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • Opening remarks / by Al Heyward, Carl Schlesinger.
  • Waltz / choreography, Peggy Spina ; music, Joel Forrester ; danced by Misty Owens and Peggy Spina of the Peggy Spina Tap Company ; music performed by Joel Forrester (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • Tap out / choreography, Peggy Spina ; music, Joel Forrester ; danced by Cintia Chamecki, Misty Owens and Peggy Spina of the Peggy Spina Tap Company ; music performed by Joel Forrester (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • Moon suite / choreography, Deborah Mitchell ; music directed and arranged by Leonard Oxley ; danced by New Jersey Tap Ensemble ; music performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Brian Grice (drums).
  • Tap in the code / choreography, Deborah Mitchell ; music directed and arranged by Leonard Oxley ; danced by New Jersey Tap Ensemble ; music performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Brian Grice (drums).
  • Fly away / choreography, Gloria Jean Cuming ; danced by members of the Gloria Jean Dancers: Nicole Aravena, Kristin Onofrio, Brittany Ormond, Sara Carrigan, Kyla Sue Froeberg, Kathryn Raymond with Marla Prete.
  • Tap for two / choreography, Gloria Jean Cuming ; danced by Alison Bailey and Kara Prete of the Gloria Jean Dancers.
  • Tapistry / choreography, Gloria Jean Cuming ; danced by the Gloria Jean Dancers.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 54 min.). Musical trio / performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • Twister (1992) / choreography and music, Anita Feldman, Lois V. Vierk ; costumes, Denise Mitchell ; danced by Rhonda Price of Anita Feldman Tap ; music performed by Mark Stewart (cello) and Michael Lipsey (marimba) ; danced on the Tap Dance Instrument designed by Feldman and Daniel Schmidt.
  • Shoo (excerpt) (1998) / choreography and music, Anita Feldman, Lois V. Vierk ; costumes, Denise Mitchell ; performed by Anita Feldman, Rhonda Price and Michael Lipsey of Anita Feldman Tap ; danced on the Tap Dance Instrument designed by Feldman and Daniel Schmidt.
  • A conversation with Harold Nicholas / interviewer, Yvette Glover.
  • Cassette 3 (ca. 44 min.). Pork pie hat / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; musical director, Frank Kimbrough ; danced by Brenda Bufalino and Gene Medler ; music performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • Pithecanthropus erectus / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; musical director, Frank Kimbrough ; danced by Brenda Bufalino ; music performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • Jump, Monk (Charles Mingus) (New York premiere) / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; musical director, Frank Kimbrough ; danced by North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble ; music performed by Frank Kimbrough (piano), Joe Fonda (bass), Eli Fountain (drums).
  • 9 shots to the dome / artistic direction, Savion Glover ; performed by Ayodele Casel, Omar Edwards, Jason Samuels.
  • Choreographers' tapjam.
  • Finale shim-sham.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3598
Title
Tap in [videorecording] : one fabulous night of American tap choreography / co-presented by The Town Hall and The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
Imprint
c1999.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Town Hall, New York, on March 19, 1999, by James Cosper and A. Star Reese ; video edited by Peter Richards and James Cosper.
Performer
Mistress of ceremonies: Yvette Glover.
Speakers: Al Heyward, Carl Schlesinger, Peggy Spina, Deborah Mitchell, Gloria Jean Cuming, Anita Feldman, Harold Nicholas, Brenda Bufalino, Gene Medler, Omar Edwards.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Added Author
Spina, Peggy.
Forrester, Joel.
Mitchell, Deborah.
Oxley, J. Leonard.
Cuming, Gloria Jean.
Feldman, Anita.
Vierk, Lois V.
Mitchell, Denise.
Bufalino, Brenda.
Kimbrough, Frank.
Glover, Savion.
Cosper, James.
Reese, A. Star.
Richards, Peter.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3598
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