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Jazz dance : a history of the roots and branches / edited by Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • What is jazz dance?
  • Jazz dance as a continuum / Patricia Cohen
  • The family of jazz dance / Bob Boross
  • A twenty-first-century jazz dance manifesto / Sheron Wray
  • If jazz dance, then jazz music! / Billy Siegenfeld
  • Jazz dance styles / Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver, with author contributions
  • Jazz dance history
  • The African origins of an American art form / Takiyah Nur Amin
  • Jazz dance from emancipation to 1970 ; Jazz dance from 1970 into the twenty-first century / Jill Flanders Crosby and Michèle Moss
  • Historical movement chart / Tom Ralabate
  • Master teachers and choreographers, 1930-1990
  • The authentic jazz dance legacy of Pepsi Bethel / Karen Hubbard
  • Jack Cole and theatrical jazz dance / Teal Darkenwald
  • Katherine Dunham's mark on jazz dance / Saroya Corbett
  • Bob Fosse's jazz revolution / Cheryl Mrozowski
  • The legacy of Gus Giordano / Michael McStraw
  • Frank Hatchett's jazz dance / Bob Boross
  • Luigi, jazz dance icon / Patricia Cohen
  • The "free style" jazz dance of Matt Mattox ; Donald McKayle, jazz dance then and now / Bob Boross
  • Lynn Simonson and Simonson technique / Kimberly Karpanty
  • Related forms and styles
  • Tappin' jazz lines / Ray Miller
  • Jazz dance in the Broadway musical / Kirsten Harvey
  • The transmission of African-American concert dance and American jazz dance / Gill Wright Miller
  • Jazz dance, pop culture, and the music video era / Melanie George
  • Hip-hop dance as community expression and global phenomenon / Moncell Durden
  • Perspectives on teaching and training
  • Jazz dance training via private studios, competitions, and conventions / Lindsay Guarino
  • Jazz dance in higher education / Kim Chandler Vaccaro
  • Jazz dance as a gateway to community engagement / Lynnette Young Overby
  • Contemporary topics in jazz dance
  • Jazz dance and racism / Carlos Jones
  • Vernacular jazz dance and race in Hollywood cinema / Susie Trenka
  • Jazz dance as American export in France and the United Kingdom / Sheron Wray
  • A study of the power of club jazz in 1980s London / Michèle Scott
  • Performing energy : American rhythm dancing and the articulation of the inarticulate / Billy Siegenfeld
  • A journey into the heart of jazz dance / Jill Flanders Crosby
  • Appendix: A sampling of twenty-first-century jazz dance companies.
Summary:
This collection of essays tells the story of jazz dance past and present, focusing on history, not technique. This anthology examines trends, influences, training, race and gender issues, aesthetics and the international appeal of jazz dance.
Contributor:
Guarino, Lindsay, editor.
Oliver, Wendy, editor.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780813049298
0813049296

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