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Tap City gala. Act One (The Duke) [videorecording]

Title
Tap City gala. Act One (The Duke) [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
1 videodisc (75 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 6, 2004; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • In the mood [and] In a mellow tone [and] Just friends / choreography, Brenda Bufalino; music, Miller (In the mood), Ellington (In a mellow tone), Lewis and Klenner (Just friends); danced by Brenda Bufalino and the Legacy Dancers: Amanda Blauer, Dani Center, Daryn Center, Amanda Denoto, Sebi Goldberg, Sarah Johnson, Keri Phelan, Kelly Reynolds, Kathleen Ross.
  • Sharing / free form dance by Van Porter.
  • Tribute to Donald O'Connor: Make 'em laugh / choreography and performance, Tony Waag; music, Brown and Freed.
  • Tribute to Donald O'Connor: Moses / choreography, Gene Kelly, staged by David Rider; music, Comden and Green, arranged by Eden, orchestrated by Martin; danced by Erika Bauerlein and Byron Tittle.
  • Tribute to Ann Miller: Shaking the blues away / choreography and performance, Jeannie Hill; music, Irving Berlin, arranged by Larry Ham.
  • [Announcement of the Gregory Hines Collection of American Tap Dance in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library] / by Constance Valis Hill.
  • Tribute to Gregory Hines: Cheek to cheek / choreography, Henry Le Tang, Gregory Hines, Kendrick Jones II, Michela Marino Lerman; music, Irving Berlin; danced by Kendrick Jones II and Michela Marino Lerman.
  • Tribute to Gregory Hines: Groove / choreography, Gregory Hines; music, Kalaf; danced by the Jazz Tap Ensemble: Charon Aldredge, Lynn Dally, Channing Cook Holmes, Joseph Wiggan, Josette Wiggan, Tony Waag.
  • Tribute to Gregory Hines: Something to live for / music, Ellington and Strayhorn; sung by Lillias White.
  • I'm just a lucky so and so / music, David and Ellington; sung by Lillias White; danced by Jimmy Slyde.
  • [Recorded song:] More / sung by Gregory Hines on the album Hines, Hines and Dad.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-140
Title
Tap City gala. Act One (The Duke) [videorecording] / Tony Waag presents Tap City, the New York City Tap Festival, a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation.
Imprint
c2004.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
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), Dan Block (reeds).
Event
Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street, New York, N.Y., on July 6, 2004; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
Summary
First part of a gala presented as part of a weeklong festival of tap dance classes and performances. This performance includes tributes to tap dancing stars Donald O'Connor, Ann Miller, and Gregory Hines. The celebration continued in the upstairs Tap Lounge; see *MGZIDVD 5-139 Tap City gala. Act Two (Tap Lounge).
Local Subject
Dancers, Teen-age.
Added Author
Waag, Tony. Producer. Host. Performer
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Porter, Van, dancer.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003. Honoree
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, choreographer.
Rider, David. Restager
Hill, Jeannie, choreographer, dancer.
Miller, Ann, 1923-2004. Honoree
Hill, Constance Valis. Speaker
Jones, Kendrick, choreographer.
Jones, Kendrick, dancer.
Lerman, Michela Marino, choreographer, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, choreographer.
Hines, Gregory, singer.
Hines, Gregory, honoree.
Aldredge, Charon, dancer.
Dally, Lynn, dancer.
Cook Holmes, Channing, dancer.
Wiggan, Joseph, dancer.
Wiggan, Josette, dancer.
White, Lillias, performer.
Slyde, Jimmy, dancer.
Ham, Larry. Conductor. Instrumentalist
May, Earl, 1927-2008. Instrumentalist
Brooks, Bernice. Instrumentalist
Block, Dan. Instrumentalist
Oakley, Jim. Lighting designer
Steiner, Charles. Videographer
American Tap Dance Foundation.
Legacy Dancers (Dance company)
Jazz Tap Ensemble.
Vagabond Video.
New York City Tap Festival.
Added Title
Gift of Tony Waag.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-140
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