Tap & song [videorecording] : Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival

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Tap & song [videorecording] : Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival / presented by American Tap Dance Foundation ; artistic director and producer, Tony Waag.
Publication
c2006.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (99 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival.
  • Tony Waag's Tap City.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Tap performers sing and dance during this performance.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Tap Festival, 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.
  • Disc 1 (49 min.). On a clear day and [Welcome], Copesetic song/Coles stroll, The mayor of Harlem & The new low down, Shine on your shoes, [Introduction], Satin Doll, As long as he needs me & Lulu's back in town, One man band, Breezing along with the breeze -- Disc 2 (50 min.). Old Man, [Introduction], It ain't necessarily so, It's (wonder)ful!, [Introduction], In a sentimental mood, International Tap Dance Hall of Fame Award presentation, Shall we dance, Play piano play, Mr. Bojangles & That's Entertainment, The chair dance, Finale/Shim Sham Shimmy.
Credits (note)
  • Musicians: Bernice Brooks (musical director/drums), Theo Hill (piano), Joe Fonda (bass) ; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of Tony Waag's Tap City, New York City Tap Festival, on July 16, 2006.
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.
  • The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • On a clear day and [Welcome] / choreography and dancer, Tony Waag ; music, Burton Lane.
  • Copesetic Song/Coles stroll / choreography, Charles "Honi" Coles ; music, Charles "Honi" Coles and Roy Branker ; dancers, Tap City Youth Ensemble (directors, Susan Hebech and Margaret Morrison).
  • The mayor of Harlem & The new low down / choreography, Charles "Honi" Coles ; staging, Brenda Bufalino ; music, Charles "Honi" Coles (The mayor of Harlem) and Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh (The new lowdown) ; dancers, members of the Tap City Youth Ensemble.
  • Shine on your shoes / vocal & choreography, Karen Callaway Williams ; music, Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz.
  • Satin doll / choreography, Michele Ribble ; music, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn ; dancers, Michele Ribble and Charles Goddertz.
  • As long as he needs me / vocal & choreography, Mable Lee ; music, Lionel Bart.
  • Lulu's back in town / choreography, Mable Lee ; music, Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; dancers, Mable Lee and Her Dancing Ladies: Heather Barinaga, Alexandria Bradley, April Cook, Jenai Cutcher, Claudia Gomez, Ronda Jordan, Michela Marino-Lerman, Beverly A. Moore, Carson Murphy, Claudia Rahardjanoto, Lauren Williams and [Tony Waag].
  • One man band / choreography & dancer, Josh Hiberman.
  • Breezing along with the breeze / choreography & roller skater, Nate Cooper ; music, Haven Gillespie, Seymour B. Simons and Richard A. Whiting ; vocals/ukulele, Josh Hilberman and Tony Waag.
  • Old man / improvisation, Warren Craft ; music, Neil Young ; vocals, Tony Mayes and Tony Waag.
  • [Introduction] / by Tony Waag.
  • It ain't necessarily so / choreography & dancer, Margaret Morrison ; music, George and Ira Gershwin; vocalist, Dupree.
  • It's (wonder)ful! / choreography, Deborah Mitchell ; music, Stevie Wonder ; dancers, New Jersey Tap Ensemble (artistic director, Deborah Mitchell): Maurice Chestnut, Jessi Erian, Dana Fisch, DeWitt Fleming Jr., Jeffrey Foote, Shauna Hanlon, Denise Alexander-Male, J.J. McNamara, Addam Stell, Karen Callaway Williams.
  • [Introduction of tribute to Dr. Bunny Briggs / by Tony Waag].
  • International Tap Dance Hall of Fame Award presentation / presented to Dr. Bunny Briggs ; accepted by Dr. Jimmy Slyde.
  • Shall we dance / choreography & dancer, Jeannie Hill ; music, George and Ira Gershwin ; vocal, Tony Waag.
  • Play piano play / choreography, Miriam Nelson ; music, Erroll Garner ; dancers, Rusty Frank and Miriam Nelson.
  • Mr. Bojangles & That's entertainment / choreography, dancer & vocals, Harold "Stumpy" Cromer ; music, Jerry Jeff Walker (Mr. Bojangles) and Paul Weller (That's entertainment).
  • The chair dance / choreography, The Copasetics ; music, traditional ; dancers, Tap City Youth Ensemble (directors, Susan Hebech and Margaret Morrison).
  • Finale/Shim sham shimmy / performed by the ensemble ; music, Lester Young (Lester leaps in).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2443
Title
Tap & song [videorecording] : Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival / presented by American Tap Dance Foundation ; artistic director and producer, Tony Waag.
Imprint
c2006.
System Details
DVD.
Credits
Musicians: Bernice Brooks (musical director/drums), Theo Hill (piano), Joe Fonda (bass) ; video documentation, Charlie Steiner of Vagabond Video.
Performer
Master of ceremonies: Tony Waag.
Event
Videotaped in performance at The Duke on 42nd Street Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of Tony Waag's Tap City, New York City Tap Festival, on July 16, 2006.
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.
The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Local Subject
Awards and honors.
Dancers, Teen-age.
Added Author
Waag, Tony. Speaker
Waag, Tony. Producer
Waag, Tony, choreographer.
Waag, Tony. Performer
Steiner, Charlie. Videographer
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda. Restager
Callaway, Karen, choreographer.
Callaway, Karen. Performer
Ribble, Michele, choreographer.
Ribble, Michele. Performer
Goddertz, Charles. Performer
Lee, Mable. Performer
Lee, Mable, choreographer.
Hilberman, Josh, choreographer.
Hilberman, Josh. Performer
Cooper, Nate, choreographer.
Cooper, Nate. Performer
Craft, Warren. Performer
Wilder, Baakari. Performer
Briggs, Bunny. Addressee
Slyde, Jimmy. Speaker
Hill, Jeannie, choreographer.
Hill, Jeannie. Performer
Nelson, Miriam, choreographer.
Nelson, Miriam. Performer
Frank, Rusty E. Performer
Cromer, Harold, choreographer.
Cromer, Harold. Performer
Tap City Youth Ensemble.
New Jersey Tap Ensemble.
Copasetics.
American Tap Dance Foundation.
Vagabond Video.
New York Public Library. Dance Division.
New York City Tap Festival.
Added Title
Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival.
Tony Waag's Tap City.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2443
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