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Jazz Tap Ensemble with Gregory Hines [videorecording]

Title
Jazz Tap Ensemble with Gregory Hines [videorecording] / artistic direction, Lynn Dally.
Publication
1986.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (90 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Received as part of the Dance Heritage Coalition's Project to Preserve American Dance.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original container. Additional data from house program.
Credits (note)
  • Sound design, Scott Fraser ; costumes, J. Allen Highfill ; lighting, Nancy Seruto.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Oct. 3, 1986.
Contents
  • Opener / music, Oscar Pettiford ("Blues in the closet"); arranged and performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • A night in Tunisia / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Dizzy Gillespie; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Quintet / choreography, Lynn Dally and Sam Weber; music, Clifford Brown ("Daahoud"); performed by Sam Weber and Lynn Dally with Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, and Jerry Kalaf.
  • Trio: Waltz for Philly Joe [instrumental number] / music, Jerry Kalaf; played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, and Jerry Kalaf.
  • Gershwin / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, George Gershwin ("How long has this been going on," "But not for me," "My man's gone now," "Embraceable you"); performed by Lynn Dally with Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, and Jerry Kalaf.
  • Italian concerto, third movement / choreography, Sam Weber; music, J.S. Bach; performed by Sam Weber with Jeff Colella.
  • Tin tin deo / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Dizzy Gillespie; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Tap improvography / performed by Gregory Hines.
  • Ellington-Strayhorn suite: Chelsea Bridge / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Billy Strayhorn; performed by Sam Weber and Lynn Dally with Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf -- C-jam blues / choreography, Eric von Essen, Sam Weber; music, Duke Ellington; performed by Eric von Essen, Sam Weber, Jerry Kalaf -- Caravan / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Ellington, Tizol, Mills; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Trio: Green chimneys / music, Thelonious Monk; performed by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Just foolin' around / improvisation, Sam Weber; music, Cole Porter ("It's all right with me"); performed by Sam Weber with Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Jam with Honi / music, Sonny Rollins ("Pent-up house"); performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Encore / performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8056
Title
Jazz Tap Ensemble with Gregory Hines [videorecording] / artistic direction, Lynn Dally.
Imprint
1986.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Sound design, Scott Fraser ; costumes, J. Allen Highfill ; lighting, Nancy Seruto.
Performer
Dancers: Terry Brock, Lynn Dally, Sam Weber.
Musicians: Jeff Colella (piano), Eric von Essen (bass), Jerry Kalaf (drums).
Guest artist: Gregory Hines.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Oct. 3, 1986.
Summary
Evening-length performance of tap dancing. Gregory Hines appears at ca. 43 min. into the tape, performing on a special floor.
Added Author
Dally, Lynn, dancer.
Brock, Terry, dancer.
Weber, Sam, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, dancer.
Colella, Jeff. Instrumentalist
Essen, Eric von. itr, choreographer, dancer.
Kalaf, Jerry. Composer. Instrumentalist
Fraser, Scott, 1952-
Highfill, J. Allen. Costume designer
Seruto, Nancy. Lighting designer
Jazz Tap Ensemble.
Added Title
Gift of the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
Received as part of the Dance Heritage Coalition's Project to Preserve American Dance.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8056
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