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Black and Blue: (Eighties)

Constance Valis Hill

in Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This chapter begins with a tap challenge between Gregory Hines and veteran hoofers Sammy Davis Jr., Jimmy Slyde, Harold Nicholas, Arthur Duncan, and Sandman Sims in the 1989 film Tap. The movie ... More


Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Constance Valis Hill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This is the first comprehensive, fully documented, intercultural history of tap dance, a uniquely American art form, that explores all aspects of the intricate musical and social exchange that ... More


Beat, Bebop, Birth of the Cool: (Fifties)

Constance Valis Hill

in Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This chapter begins with the tap challenge between the Peg Leg Bates and Hal LeRoy on The Ed Sullivan Show and ends with a challenge between dancers Bob Fosse and Tommy Raal in My Sister Eileen. The ... More


“A Fine Art in Danger”: Marshall Stearns’s Jazz Dance Advocacy

Christi Jay Wells

in Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197559277
eISBN:
9780197559314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197559277.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

During the 1950s and 1960s, jazz music became solidly entrenched in America’s institutions of high art patronage as the music’s most prestigious venues shifted from popular clubs and ballrooms to ... More


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