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

Title
Tap masters, tap mentors [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.
Publication
c2001.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 videocassette (121 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Program on tape differs slightly from 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)
  • 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. Brenda Bufalino is listed on frame as master of ceremonies, but does not appear in that capacity on this tape.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the New 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., on July 11, 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
  • LaVaughn Robinson / introduced by Germaine Ingram.
  • Artistry in tap / choreography, LaVaughn Robinson ; a cappella ; danced by LaVaughn Robinson and Germain Ingram.
  • The late Ya'acov Kalusky / introduced by Avi Miller.
  • It don't mean a thing / choreography, Ya'acov Kalusky ; music, Strayhorn/Ellington ; danced by Tap Tel-Aviv: Michal Bachar, Ofer Ben, Yamit Haliba, Dana Josephy, Avi Miller, Hily Nevo, Vered Pilosof, Daphna Rotkopf, Keren Shavit.
  • The late Leon Collins / introduced by Barbara Duffy.
  • 53 / choreography, Leon Collins ; a cappella ; danced by Susan Abbott[-Doskocil], Cintia Chamecki, Barbara Duffy, Alexander Ivashkevich, Nicholas Lawson, Margaret Morrison, Pia Neises, Max Pollak, Lynn Schwab.
  • The late Leslie "Bubba" Gaines / introduced by Deborah Mitchell.
  • On the sunny side of the street / choreography, vocals and performance, Deborah Mitchell ; music, McHugh/Fields.
  • Perdido / choreography, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines ; music, Lengsfeider, Drake & Tizoi ; danced by Deborah Mitchell. Dance with jump rope.
  • The late Charles "Cookie" Cook / introduced by Jane Goldberg.
  • Breezin' along with the breeze / choreography, Charles "Cookie" Cook ; music, Gillespie/Simons/Whiting ; danced by Heather Cornell, Mickey Davidson, Jane Goldberg, Susan Goldbetter, Hank Smith ; vocals, Jane Goldberg, Tony Waag ; ukulele, Tony Waag.
  • The late Eddie Brown / introduced by Heather Cornell.
  • Witchcraft/Love is here to stay/April in Paris / choreography, Eddie Brown ; music, Coleman/Gershwin/Duke ; danced by Heather Cornell.
  • Eddie Brown BS Chorus / introduced by Lynn Dally.
  • Mean to me / choreography, Eddie Brown ; music, Ahlert/Turk ; danced by Ofer Ben, Cintia Chamecki, Heather Cornell, Lynn Dally, Barbara Duffy, Acia Gray, Susan Hebach, Josh Hilberman, Jeannie Hill, Avi Miller, Pia Neises, Max Pollak, Lynn Schwab, Sherry Stregack. [15 dancers appear ; only 14 are listed on program.]
  • Jimmy Slyde / introduced by Sarah Petronio. Jimmy Slyde himself appears onstage and dances during Petronio's speech.
  • [A cappella dance] / improvised? by Jimmy Slyde and Sarah Petronio, joined by Leela Petronio.
  • L.O.V.E. / choreography, Sarah Petronio ; music, Kaempfert/Gabler ; danced by Sarah Petronio and Leela Petronio ; Jimmy Slyde watches and dances from upstage, then joins the two women.
  • Jimmy Slyde / speech by Roxane Butterfly.
  • Tap & bass / choreography, free style ; a cappella? ; danced by Roxane Butterfly.
  • Prince Spencer / introduced by Susan Abbott-Doskocil.
  • Speech / by Prince Spencer.
  • I ain't got nobody / choreography and performance, Prince Spencer ; music, Graham/Williams.
  • The late Charles "Honi" Coles / introduced by Brenda Bufalino ; includes a recitative in the style of Honi Coles.
  • Conglomerations/Rockin' in rhythm / choreography, Charles "Honi" Coles, assisted by Brenda Bufalino ; music, Ellington/Mills/Carney ; danced by Acia Gray and Nicholas Young.
  • Soft shoe: Taking a chance on love / choreography, Charles "Honi" Coles and Brenda Bufalino ; music, Duke/Fetter/Latouche ; danced by Brenda Bufalino and Tony Waag.
  • Brenda Bufalino / introduced by Tony Waag.
  • ATDO's greatest hits / choreography, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Grant/Bufalino/Mingus ; danced by Kurt Albert, Klaus Bleis, Cristina Delius, Barbara Duffy, Mari Fujibayashi, Josh Hilberman, Anina Kruger, Margaret Morrison, Pia Neises, Olivia Rosenkrantz, Tony Waag.
  • The late Steve Condos / introduced by Lorraine Condos.
  • Grounded / choreography, Steve Condos ; music and arrangements, Condos/Leonhardt ; danced by Chikako Iwahori, Jeannie Hill, Max Pollak, Marshall Davis.
  • [A cappella solo] / improvised by Marshall Davis.
  • Buster Brown / introduced by Ted Levy in dance and words.
  • Four / improvised by Ted Levy ; music, Davis.
  • Shim-sham / danced by Buster Brown, LaVaughn Robinson, Jimmy Slyde, Prince Spencer, Brenda Bufalino, performers and audience members.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5275
Title
Tap masters, tap mentors [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.
Imprint
c2001.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the New 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., on July 11, 2001 ; video production by Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video ; direction and editing, Charlie Steiner ; camera, Andrew Perret, Charlie Steiner.
Credits
Technical direction and lighting, Jeff Fontaine ; tap instrument design, Robert Harari. Festival co-chairs, Hoagy B. Carmichael, Gregory Hines.
Performer
Introduction by Tony Waag. Brenda Bufalino is listed on frame as master of ceremonies, but does not appear in that capacity on this tape.
Musicians: Frank Kimbrough (musical director/piano) ; Ben Allison (bass) ; Eddie Ornowski (drums).
Summary
Tribute in words and dance to prominent tap dancers/teachers. Examples of their choreography are introduced by former students.
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. Host. mus, dancer.
Robinson, Lavaughn, choreographer, dancer.
Ingram, Germaine. spk, dancer.
Kalusky, Ya'acov, choreographer.
Miller, Avi. spk, dancer.
Collins, Leon, choreographer.
Duffy, Barbara. spk, dancer.
Abbott-Doskocil, Susan. spk, dancer.
Chamecki, Cintia, dancer.
Ivashkevich, Alexander, dancer.
Lawson, Nicholas, dancer.
Morrison, Margaret, dancer.
Neises, Pia, dancer.
Pollak, Max, dancer.
Schwab, Lynn, dancer.
Gaines, Bubba, choreographer.
Mitchell, Deborah, choreographer.
Mitchell, Deborah, dancer.
Mitchell, Deborah. voc
Mitchell, Deborah. Speaker
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, choreographer.
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- spk, dancer. voc
Cornell, Heather. spk, dancer.
Davidson, Mickey, dancer.
Goldbetter, Susan, dancer.
Smith, Hank, dancer.
Brown, Eddie, choreographer.
Dally, Lynn. spk, dancer.
Ben, Ofer, dancer.
Gray, Acia, dancer.
Hebach, Susan, dancer.
Hilberman, Josh, dancer.
Hill, Jeannie, dancer.
Stregack, Sherry, dancer.
Slyde, Jimmy, choreographer.
Slyde, Jimmy, dancer.
Petronio, Sarah. spk, dancer, choreographer.
Petronio, Leela, dancer.
Butterfly, Roxane. spk,, dancer.
Spencer, Prince, choreographer, dancer. Speaker
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda. spk, choreographer, dancer. Musician
Young, Nicholas, dancer.
Albert, Kurt, dancer.
Bleis, Klaus, dancer.
Delius, Cristina, dancer.
Fujibayashi, Mari, dancer.
Kruger, Anina, dancer.
Rosenkrantz, Olivia, dancer.
Condos, Steve, choreographer.
Condos, Lorraine. Speaker
Iwahori, Chikako, dancer.
Davis, Marshall Louis, dancer.
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002, choreographer, dancer.
Levy, Ted, choreographer.
Levy, Ted, dancer.
Kimbrough, Frank. Musician
Allison, Ben. Musician
Burdulis, Robin. Musician
Fontaine, Jeff.
Steiner, Charles.
Perret, Andrew.
Tap Tel-Aviv (Dance company)
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 4-5275
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