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Tap City spectacular 2 [videorecording]

Title
Tap City spectacular 2 [videorecording] / a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation; produced by Tony Waag.
Publication
c2003.

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Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (116 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • 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 18, 2003; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
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
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 54 min. total). Nature / audio; created at HarariVille Recording Studios by Robert Harari and Tony Mayes.
  • Yuki arashi / choreography and performance, Tapage: Mari Fujibayashi and Olivia Rosenkrantz; music, Tadao Sawai.
  • Rapper sword / music, traditional from Monkseaton, England, learned from Dr. Anthony Barrand; performed by Vanaver Caravan (artistic directors, Livia and Bill Vanaver): Amber Wirthmann, David Pakenham, Livia Vanaver, Christopher Murphy, Elijah Vanaver, and Bill Vanaver as "the Betty."
  • T'aint what you do (it's the way that you do it) / tap choreography, Tony Waag; jazz choreography, Brenda Bufalino; musical arrangement, Linda Dowdell; performed by Lloyd & Bunny (Ann Kilkelly and Tony Waag).
  • Caravan / music, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn; danced by Kendrick Jones II.
  • For Buster / choreography, Jeannie Hill; music, Cole Porter (Begin the beguine); danced by Jeannie Hill, Margaret Morrison, and Lynn Schwab. Tribute to the late Buster Brown.
  • Improvisation / danced by Brett Gallo.
  • Moondance / music, Van Morrison; danced by Andrew Nemr; pianist, Tommy James.
  • Over the rainbow / music, Harold Arlen; performed by Yvette Glover.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 62 min.). Asturias / music, Isaac Albéniz; choreography and performance, Tap Olé: Guillem Alonso and Roser Font; guitar, Mark Delpriora.
  • Sweet Georgia Brown / choreography and performance, Guillem Alonso of Tap Olé; music, Bernie, Pinkard and Casey. Sand dance.
  • Night cry / choreography and performance, Brenda Bufalino.
  • Soldier's hymn / choreography, Barbara Duffy; music, Eric Reed; performed by Barbara Duffy and Company: Cintia Chamecki, Jenai Cutcher, Michelle Dorrance, Barbara Duffy, Lynn Schwab.
  • All blues / choreography and performance, Acia Gray; music, Bill Evans and Miles Davis.
  • Annual Hoofer Award / presented to Brenda Bufalino.
  • Just in time / choreography and vocals, Tony Waag; music, Comden, Green, Styne; danced by Tony Waag with Ben Hosig, Corey Hutchins, Kendrick Jones II, Tyler Knowlin.
  • Tribute to "Brownie" [Ernest "Brownie" Brown]: Strike up my feet / choreography, music, and performance, Reggio "The Hoofer" McLaughlin -- There'll be some changes made / choreography and performance, Ernest "Brownie" Brown -- The Copasetic chair dance / choreography, the Copasetics; danced by Ernest "Brownie" Brown, Reggio "The Hoofer" McLaughlin, and students from Brownie's Chair Dance Residency.
  • Finale/Shim sham shimmy / choreography, Leonard Reed; danced by the entire cast and audience members.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7203
Title
Tap City spectacular 2 [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 18, 2003; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
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.
Local Subject
Sword dances.
Added Author
Waag, Tony. Producer. Performer. Host
Fujibayashi, Mari, dancer.
Rosenkrantz, Olivia, dancer.
Vanaver, Livia, dancer.
Vanaver, Bill. Performer
Kilkelly, Ann. Performer
Jones, Kendrick, dancer.
Hill, Jeannie, choreographer, dancer.
Morrison, Margaret, dancer.
Schwab, Lynn, dancer.
Gallo, Brett, dancer.
Nemr, Andrew, dancer.
Glover, Yvette. voc
Alonso, Guillem, dancer.
Font, Roser, 1976- dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, honoree.
Duffy, Barbara, choreographer, dancer.
Chamecki, Cintia, dancer.
Cutcher, Jenai, dancer.
Dorrance, Michelle, dancer.
Gray, Acia, choreographer, dancer.
Hosig, Ben, dancer.
Hutchins, Corey, dancer.
Knowlin, Tyler, dancer.
Brown, Ernest, choreographer, dancer. Honoree
McLaughlin, Reggio, choreographer, dancer. Composer
Reed, Leonard, choreographer.
Ham, Larry. Musician
May, Earl, 1927-2008. Musician
Ornowski, Eddie. Musician
Steiner, Charles.
Oakley, Jim. Designer
Tapage (Dance company)
Vanaver Caravan (Company)
Tap Olé (Dance company)
Copasetics.
Footage Productions (Firm)
Vagabond Video.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
New York City Tap Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7203
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