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Tap treasures/tap masters [videorecording]

Title
Tap treasures/tap masters [videorecording] / Tony Waag presents Tap City, the New York City Tap Festival, a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation.
Publication
c2004.

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Description
2 videodiscs (118 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Tony Waag.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Jim Oakley.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street, New York, N.Y., on July 10, 2004; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (ca. 53 min.). Afro blue / choreography and performance, Chloe Arnold; music, Santamaria; percussion played by Elka Samuels Viana.
  • Tribute to Paul Draper / choreography, Paul Draper; music, Caesar and Youmans (Tea for two); danced by Joshua Hilberman.
  • Lady's a tramp [and] [Top hat] / choreography and performance, Terry Brock; music, Richard Rodgers (The lady is a tramp), arranged by Darin Gendenin; Irving Berlin (Top hat).
  • Tribute to Bettye Morrow / choreography and performance, Generation Tap: Michael Blevins, Justin Boccitto, Nicky Romaniello, Eddy Francisco; music, Creager and Loric (Tap tap).
  • After you've gone / sung and danced by Tony Waag.
  • Tribute to Henry Le Tang / choreography and performance, the Rhythm Queens: Germaine Goodson and Deborah Mitchell; music, Herman (Tap your troubles away), arranged by Oxley.
  • Annual Hoofer Awards / presented to Dianne Walker and LaVaughn Robinson.
  • Descarga calzador, le swing Shoehorn / dance and music, Shoehorn (stage name of Michael Conley). Simultaneous performance of tap dancing and saxophone playing.
  • Work song / choreography and performance, Pamela Raff; music, Mingus.
  • Disc 2 (ca. 65 min.). On Broadway / choreography and performance, Harold Cromer; music includes the song On Broadway; Cromer (Dustin' off my derby); Walker (Mr. Bojangles). Cromer tap dances, reminsces, sings, and plays the harmonica.
  • Ask me now / choreography and performance, Lynn Dally; music, Monk.
  • All the things you are / choreography and performance, Jason Samuels [also called Jason Samuels Smith]; music, Kern.
  • Tribute to Charles "Honi" Coles and the Copasetics / choreography, Charles "Honi" Coles, Bill Robinson, staged by Brenda Bufalino; music, Coles and Branker (The Copasetic song), Fields and McHugh (Doin' the new lowdown), Duke (Taking a chance on love). The parts of this suite are introduced by Brenda Bufalino; danced by Reggio "The Hook" McLaughlin, Brenda Bufalino, and students from the Brenda Bufalino residency.
  • Annual Hoofer Award / presented to Ernest "Brownie" Brown. Brown leads the audience and performers in the routine "Who parked the car?"
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-136
Title
Tap treasures/tap masters [videorecording] / Tony Waag presents Tap City, the New York City Tap Festival, a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation.
Imprint
c2004.
System Details
DVD.
Credits
Lighting, Jim Oakley.
Performer
Master of ceremonies: Tony Waag.
Musicians: Larry Ham (musical director/piano), Earl May (bass), Bernice Brooks (drums).
Event
Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street, New York, N.Y., on July 10, 2004; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
Summary
Performance of tap dancing, including tributes to tap masters of the past and present. Part of a weeklong festival of tap dance classes and performances. The award to Ernest "Brownie" Brown is presented after the tribute to Honi Coles and the Copasetics, not before, as listed on opening credits. The program ends with a Shim sham, first performed alone by Brown, then by all the performers.
Added Author
Waag, Tony. Producer. Host. Performer
Ham, Larry. Conductor. Instrumentalist
May, Earl, 1927-2008. Instrumentalist
Brooks, Bernice. Instrumentalist
Arnold, Chloe, choreographer, dancer.
Hilberman, Josh, dancer.
Draper, Paul, 1909-1996, choreographer.
Draper, Paul, 1909-1996. Honoree
Brock, Terry, choreographer, dancer.
Blevins, Michael, choreographer, dancer.
Morrow, Bettye. Honoree
Goodson, Germaine, dancer.
Mitchell, Deborah, dancer.
Le Tang, Henry. Honoree
Walker, Dianne. Addressee
Robinson, Lavaughn. Addressee
Conley, Michael, dancer. Instrumentalist
Raff, Pamela, choreographer, dancer.
Cromer, Harold, choreographer, dancer. Singer. Instrumentalist
Dally, Lynn, choreographer, dancer.
Samuels, Jason, choreographer, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992. Honoree
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, choreographer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992. Composer
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda. Restager
Bufalino, Brenda. Speaker
McLaughlin, Reggio, dancer.
Brown, Ernest. Addressee. Performer
Oakley, Jim. Lighting designer
Steiner, Charles. Videographer
American Tap Dance Foundation.
Generation Tap (Dance company)
Rhythm Queens (Dance company)
Vagabond Video.
New York City Tap Festival.
Added Title
Gift of Tony Waag.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-136
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