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Tap divas [videorecording] : the New York City Tap Festival, July 7-15, 2001

Title
Tap divas [videorecording] : the New York City Tap Festival, July 7-15, 2001 / presented by Tony Waag & Footage Productions, Inc. in association with the American Tap Dance Orchestra ; [stage] direction by Avra Petrides.
Publication
c2001.

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Description
1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Program order on tape differs slightly from that on accompanying house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the New York City Tap Festival, Tony Waag & Footage Productions, Inc., the American Tap Dance Orchestra, the New 42nd Street Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • All solos choreographed by the performer unless otherwise indicated ; duets and trios collaboratively choreographed, conceived and written by the performers and director ; technical direction and lighting, Jeff Fontaine ; tap instrument design, Robert Harari. Festival co-chairs, Hoagy B. Carmichael, Gregory Hines.
Performer (note)
  • Introduction by Tony Waag.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the New 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., on July 14, 2001 ; video production by Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video ; direction and editing, Charlie Steiner ; camera, Andrew Perret, Charlie Steiner.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Pre-show instrumental music: My blue heaven / music, Whiting/Donaldson -- Blue skies / music, Berlin.
  • Straighten up and fly right / music, Cole/Mills -- Doin' the new lowdown / music, Fields/McHugh -- Fly me to the moon / music, Howard -- Take the A train / music, Strayhorn -- Too tall too small blues / music composed and performed by Brenda Bufalino -- Pythecanthropus erectus / music, Mingus -- Reincarnation of a lovebird / music, Mingus -- Cell block F / music, Mingus -- Jeanine / music, Parson -- Sweet blues / music, traditional -- I don't want to walk without you / music, Loesser/Styne ; vocals, Brenda Bufalino -- Takin' a chance on love / choreography, Honi Coles ; music, Duke/Fetter/LaTouche -- Aranjuez / music, Rodrigo -- Good bait / music, Dameron/Basie -- Straight, no chaser / music, Monk -- Well you needn't / music, Monk -- Oleo / music, Rollins -- You don't know what love is / music, DePaul/Raye -- Interface / music, Bellson -- All the things you are / music, Kern/Hammerstein -- Round midnight / music, Monk -- [A cappella trio] -- Flyin' home / music, Goodman/Hampton.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5269
Title
Tap divas [videorecording] : the New York City Tap Festival, July 7-15, 2001 / presented by Tony Waag & Footage Productions, Inc. in association with the American Tap Dance Orchestra ; [stage] direction by Avra Petrides.
Imprint
c2001.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the New 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., on July 14, 2001 ; video production by Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video ; direction and editing, Charlie Steiner ; camera, Andrew Perret, Charlie Steiner.
Credits
All solos choreographed by the performer unless otherwise indicated ; duets and trios collaboratively choreographed, conceived and written by the performers and director ; technical direction and lighting, Jeff Fontaine ; tap instrument design, Robert Harari. Festival co-chairs, Hoagy B. Carmichael, Gregory Hines.
Performer
Introduction by Tony Waag.
Danced by Brenda Bufalino, Lynn Dally, Sarah Petronio.
Musicians: Linda Dowdell (musical director, piano) ; Bernice Brooks (drums) ; Joe Fonda (bass) ; Diana Herold (vibraphone) ; Andy Laster (reeds) ; Victoria Leavitt (cello).
Summary
Performance by "Three Pioneers" of women's tap dancing. In addition to dances and songs, the show includes the three women's reminiscences of their careers and their reflections on their art.
Funding
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Added Author
Waag, Tony. Speaker
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer, dancer. Musician
Dally, Lynn, choreographer, dancer.
Petronio, Sarah, choreographer, dancer.
Dowdell, Linda. Musician
Brooks, Bernice. Musician
Fonda, Joe. Musician
Herold, Diana. Musician
Laster, Andy. Musician
Leavitt, Victoria. Musician
Petrides, Avra. Director
Fontaine, Jeff.
Steiner, Charles.
Perret, Andrew.
Footage Productions (Firm)
American Tap Dance Orchestra.
Vagabond Video.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
New York City Tap Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5269
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