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Jazz Tap Ensemble [videorecording]

Title
Jazz Tap Ensemble [videorecording] / artistic direction, Lynn Dally.
Publication
1988.

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Reel 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*MGZIA 4-8139 Reel 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (105 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
  • Program A.
  • Title and program data from house program. Some changes were made in sequence and selection.
Credits (note)
  • Sound design, Scott Fraser ; costumes, J. Allen Highfill ; lighting, Liz Stillwell.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on March 31, 1988.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 46 min. total). I'm beginning to see the light / music, Duke Ellington; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Sweet blues / choreographed and danced by Lynn Dally; music played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Evidence / choreographed and danced by Sam Weber; music, Thelonious Monk, played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Tin tin deo / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Dizzy Gillespie; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Trio: Moon and sand / music, Alec Wilder; played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Gershwin / choreographed and danced by Lynn Dally; music, George Gershwin ("How long has this been going on?," "But not for me," "Embraceable you"), played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Italian concerto, 3rd movement / choreographed and danced by Sam Weber; music, J.S. Bach, played by Jeff Colella.
  • Lady be good / choreographed and danced by Terry Brock; music, George Gershwin, played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • [Unidentified dance trio] / performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 59 min. total). Fran dance / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Miles Davis; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • [Solo] / performed by Harold Nicholas; in addition to dancing, he sings "'S wonderful" and "Lady be good."
  • Quintet / choreographed and danced by Lynn Dally and Sam Weber; music, Clifford Brown (Daahoud), played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Trio: If I should lose you [instrumental number] / played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • Just foolin' around / choreographed and improvised by Sam Weber; music, Cole Porter ("It's all right with me"), played by Jeff Colella, Eric von Essen, Jerry Kalaf.
  • All blues / choreography, Lynn Dally; music, Miles Davis; performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble.
  • [Dance quartet] / performed by the Jazz Tap Ensemble and Harold Nicholas.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8139
Title
Jazz Tap Ensemble [videorecording] / artistic direction, Lynn Dally.
Imprint
1988.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Sound design, Scott Fraser ; costumes, J. Allen Highfill ; lighting, Liz Stillwell.
Performer
Dancers: Terry Brock, Lynn Dally, Sam Weber.
Musicians: Jeff Colella (piano), Eric von Essen (bass), Jerry Kalaf (drums).
Guest artist: Harold Nicholas.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on March 31, 1988.
Summary
Evening-length performance of tap dancing.
Added Author
Dally, Lynn, choreographer, dancer.
Brock, Terry, choreographer, dancer.
Weber, Sam, choreographer, dancer.
Nicholas, Harold, dancer. Singer
Colella, Jeff. Instrumentalist
Von Essen, Eric. Instrumentalist
Kalaf, Jerry. Instrumentalist
Fraser, Scott, 1952-
Highfill, J. Allen. Costume designer
Stillwell, Liz. 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 4-8139
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