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Tap City gala [videorecording]

Title
Tap City gala [videorecording] / a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation; produced by Tony Waag.
Publication
c2003.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (102 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • In the list of numbers at the beginning of the tape, two numbers were inadvertently reversed. Savion Glover follows, not precedes, Barbara Duffy and Company.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Tap Festival, Tony Waag & Footage Productions, Inc., American Tap Dance Foundation, The Duke on 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)
  • Executive producer, Tony Waag; co-chairs, Hoagy B. Carmichael, Gregory Hines; tap instrument and sound design/engineer, Robert Harari; lighting design/engineer, Jim Oakley.
Performer (note)
  • Master of ceremonies: Tony Waag.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of Tap City, the third annual New York City Tap Festival, on July 16, 2003; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video; direction and editing, Charlie Steiner; camera, Charlie Steiner, Dan Matas; sound recording, Graham Moore.
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
  • Nature / audio; created at HarariVille Recording Studios by Robert Harari and Tony Mayes.
  • Free / danced by Kazu Kumagai; Chinese flute played by Qing Hua Zhang.
  • That bullfrog shuffle / music, Bela Fleck and Mark Schatz; choreography, Michelle Dorrance; danced by the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (artistic director, Gene Medler): Elena Steponaitis, Danielle Purifoy, Whitney Sogol.
  • Strollin' down Broadway / music, Johnny Brandon; performed by Mable Lee and Tony Waag.
  • Summertime / music, George Gershwin; danced by Walter Freeman; violinist, Lisa Freeman.
  • Blue heron flies / performed by Brenda Bufalino (dancer) and Jay Clayton (vocalist).
  • In walked Bud / music, Thelonious Monk; danced by Sarah Petronio.
  • That old feeling / music, George Gershwin; danced by Dr. Jimmy Slyde.
  • Tribute to Gregory Hines: Boom / choreography, Gregory Hines; music, Rick Cutler; danced by Barbara Duffy and Company: Cintia Chamecki, Michelle Dorrance, Barbara Duffy, Lynn Schwab.
  • Solo: improvisation / danced by Savion Glover; saxophone, Montana.
  • Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.: What kind of fool am I? / music, Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; performed by Tony Waag.
  • Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.: Mr. Bojangles / dancer, choreographer, vocalist, Reggio "The Hoofer" McLaughlin; music, J.J. Walker.
  • Reprise: Mr. Bojangles / danced by the entire cast, joined by Ernest "Brownie" Brown.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7204
Title
Tap City gala [videorecording] / a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation; produced by Tony Waag.
Imprint
c2003.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of Tap City, the third annual New York City Tap Festival, on July 16, 2003; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video; direction and editing, Charlie Steiner; camera, Charlie Steiner, Dan Matas; sound recording, Graham Moore.
Credits
Executive producer, Tony Waag; co-chairs, Hoagy B. Carmichael, Gregory Hines; tap instrument and sound design/engineer, Robert Harari; lighting design/engineer, Jim Oakley.
Performer
Master of ceremonies: Tony Waag.
Musicians: Larry Ham (musical director/piano), Earl May (bass), Eddie Ornowski (drums).
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. Producer. Performer. Host
Kumagai, Kazu, dancer.
Lee, Mable. Performer
Freeman, Walter, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Clayton, Jay. voc
Petronio, Sarah, dancer.
Slyde, Jimmy, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, choreographer.
Hines, Gregory, honoree.
Duffy, Barbara, dancer.
Chamecki, Cintia, dancer.
Dorrance, Michelle, choreographer.
Dorrance, Michelle, dancer.
Schwab, Lynn, dancer.
Glover, Savion, dancer.
McLaughlin, Reggio, dancer, choreographer. voc
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990. Honoree
Brown, Ernest, dancer.
Ham, Larry. Musician
May, Earl, 1927-2008. Musician
Ornowski, Eddie. Musician
Steiner, Charles. Director. Film editor
Matas, Dan.
Moore, Graham, 1958 Mar. 19-
Oakley, Jim. Designer
North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble.
Footage Productions (Firm)
Vagabond Video.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
New York City Tap Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7204
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