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The elegance of tap & the comedy of tap [videorecording]

Title
The elegance of tap & the comedy of tap [videorecording] / co-presented by The Town Hall and The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
Publication
c2000.

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Description
2 videocassettes (143 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day, The Town Hall, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Credits (note)
  • Production stage manager and lighting designer, Alexander Carney.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Bill Irwin.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at The Town Hall, New York, N.Y., on February 25, 2000 ; videography, Evann Siebens ; editing, Mario Paoli.
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. 62 min.). [Welcome] / by Bill Irwin.
  • Musical selection / played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Opening remarks / by Al Heyward and Carl Schlesinger, co-chairmen of The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
  • The Tap Collective / choreography and artistic direction, Susan Hebach ; music, Blue rondo à la Turk ; danced by the Tap Collective: Cintia Chamecki, Susan Hebach, Jennifer MacQueen, Lynn Schwab, Sherry Stregack ; music played by Tim Ferguson (bass), Jess Jurkovich (piano), Terry Vinyard (drums).
  • Samuel & McCain / choreography and costumes, Luther Fontaine ; music, Bobby Troup ("Route 66"), arranged by William McDaniels ; musical director, Frank Owens ; danced by Ralph McCain and Winston Samuel ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Jennie Nau / choreography, Robin Dawn ; music, "Goody goody" and "Lover," played by Liberace ; danced by Jennie Nau.
  • Sergey & Vasiliy / choreography, Vasiliy Myshletsov ; music, "Bei mir bist du schon" ; danced by Sergey Kusyakov, Vasiliy Myshletsov, Yelena Tishunova.
  • Cintia Chamecki / choreography and performance, Cintia Chamecki ; music played by Tomas Marsh (guitar), Tisza Coelho (pandeiro).
  • Hockenberry & Smith / choreography and performance, Nicole Hockenberry and Amy Browne Smith ; music medley, Fats Waller ("Jitterbug waltz," "Honeysuckle rose," "Your feet's too big") ; music played by Andy Wasserman (piano).
  • Jerry Ames / choreography and performance, Jerry Ames ; music, "I only have eyes for you," "Stepping out" ; music played by Rolf Barnes (piano), Lisle Atkinson (bass), Bernice Brooks (drums).
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 81 min.). Musical selection / played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Brenda Bufalino / choreography and performance, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Brenda Bufalino ("Interfaith," "About faith") ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Bill Irwin / choreography and performance, Bill Irwin with Brenda Bufalino ; music, "Sunny side of the street" ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Sam Seimiya / choreography and performance by Sam Seimiya ; music, Thelonious Monk ("Mysterioso) ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Manhattan Tap / choreography and artistic direction, Heather Cornell ; "You and the night and the music" danced by Charon Aldredge, Rhythm Kaneko, Olivia Rosenkrantz ; "Chair-o-kee" danced by Charon Aldredge, Mari Fujibayashi, Rhythm Kaneko, Olivia Rosenkrantz ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Giattino & Schwartz / choreography, Richard Schwartz ; music, "Bye bye blues," "How my heart beats for you," "Sit right down and write myself a letter' ; danced by Melissa Giattino and Richard Schwartz ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Jason Samuels / choreography and performance, Jason Samuels ; introduction performed by Baakari Wilder ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Shoehorn / choreography and performance, Shoehorn (Michael Conley) ; music, "Poinciana" ; horn played by Michael Conley ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Buster Brown / choreography and performance, Buster Brown ; music, "Come Sunday," "David danced before the Lord" ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
  • Shim sham finale / danced by Cintia Chamecki, Susan Hebach, Jennifer MacQueen, Lynn Schwab, Sherry Stregack, Ralph McCain, Winston Samuel, Jennie Nau, Sergey Kusyakov, Vasiliy Myshletsov, Yelena Tishunova, Nicole Hockenberry, Amy Browne Smith, Jerry Ames, Brenda Bufalino, Bill Irwin, Sam Seimiya, Heather Cornell, Charon Aldredge, Mari Fujibayashi, Rhythm Kaneko, Olivia Rosenkrantz, Melissa Giattino, Richard Schwartz, Jason Samuels, Baakari Wilder, Michael Conley, Buster Brown ; music played by the Frank Owens Trio.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3940
Title
The elegance of tap & the comedy of tap [videorecording] / co-presented by The Town Hall and The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
Imprint
c2000.
Event
Videotaped in performance at The Town Hall, New York, N.Y., on February 25, 2000 ; videography, Evann Siebens ; editing, Mario Paoli.
Credits
Production stage manager and lighting designer, Alexander Carney.
Performer
Host: Bill Irwin.
Music performed by the Frank Owens Trio: Frank Owens (piano), Lisle Atkinson (bass), Bernice Brooks (drums).
Additional musicians: Rolf Barnes, Tomas Marsh, Tisza Coelho, Andy Wasserman, Keith Saunders, Jess Jurkovic, Tim Ferguson, Terry Vinyard.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local Subject
Comedy in dance.
Added Author
Irwin, Bill, 1950- host.
Irwin, Bill, 1950- choreographer.
Irwin, Bill, 1950- dancer.
Owens, Frank. Musician
Atkinson, Lisle. Musician
Brooks, Bernice. Musician
Hebach, Susan, choreographer, dancer.
Chamecki, Cintia, choreographer, dancer.
MacQueen, Jennifer, dancer.
Schwab, Lynn, dancer.
Stregack, Sherry, dancer.
McCain, Ralph, dancer.
Samuel, Winston, dancer.
Nau, Jennie, dancer.
Myshletsov, Vasiliy, choreographer, dancer.
Kusyakov, Sergey, dancer.
Tishunova, Yelena, dancer.
Hockenberry, Nicole, choreographer, dancer.
Smith, Amy Browne, choreographer, dancer.
Ames, Jerry, choreographer.
Ames, Jerry, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Seimiya, Sam, choreographer, dancer.
Aldredge, Charon, dancer.
Kaneko, Rhythm, dancer.
Rosenkrantz, Olivia, dancer.
Fujibayashi, Mari, dancer.
Giattino, Melissa, dancer.
Schwartz, Richard, choreographer, dancer.
Samuels, Jason, choreographer, dancer.
Wilder, Baakari. Performer
Conley, Michael, choreographer, dancer. Musician
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002, choreographer, dancer.
Fontaine, Luther, choreographer. Costume designer
Dawn, Robin, choreographer.
Cornell, Heather, choreographer.
Siebens, Evann.
Tap Collective (Dance company)
Manhattan Tap (Company)
New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day.
Town Hall (New York, N.Y.)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3940
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