The Resource Jazz dance : the story of American vernacular dance, Marshall and Jean Stearns

Jazz dance : the story of American vernacular dance, Marshall and Jean Stearns

Label
Jazz dance : the story of American vernacular dance
Title
Jazz dance
Title remainder
the story of American vernacular dance
Statement of responsibility
Marshall and Jean Stearns
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stearns, Marshall Winslow
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1623
LC item number
.S67 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stearns, Jean
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American dance
  • Dance
  • Jazz dance
  • Danse
  • Jazz (Danse)
  • African American dance
  • Dance
  • Jazz dance
  • Geschichte
  • Jazztanz
  • United States
Label
Jazz dance : the story of American vernacular dance, Marshall and Jean Stearns
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint of the ed. published by Macmillan Co., New York
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. 389-394
  • Filmography: p. 395-419
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Prologue -- Prehistory. Africa and the West Indies ; New Orleans and the South ; The pattern of diffusion -- Beginnings. From folk to professional ; Early minstrelsy ; Minstrel dances and dancers ; Late minstrelsy -- The vernacular. Medicine shows and gillies ; Carnivals, circuses, and Negro minstrels ; Roadshows, T.O.B.A., and picks ; The Whitman Sisters -- Tin Pan Alley and song lyrics. Ballroom origins ; The song writer : Perry Bradford : I ; The song writer : Perry Bradford : II -- Broadway and the reviewers. Williams and Walker and the beginnings of vernacular dance on Broadway ; Early Harlem ; Shuffle along ; Broadway : the early twenties ; Broadway : the late twenties ; Choreography : Buddy Bradley -- Technique : pioneers, innovators, and stylists. King Rastus Brown and the time step ; Bill Robinson : up on the toes ; Frank Condos : wings and the expanding repertory ; James Barton : versatility ; Harland Dixon and character dancing ; John W. Bubbles and rhythm tap ; Fred Astaire -- Specialties. Eccentric dancing ; Comedy dancing ; Russian dancing -- Acrobatics. Straight acrobatics ; The new acrobatics ; The flash acts -- The class acts. The original stylists ; The first class-act team : Greenlee and Dayton ; Pete Nugent and the class acts ; Coles and Atkins : the last of the class acts -- The jitterbug : Harlem background ; The Savoy ballroom ; From coast to coast -- Requiem. Baby Laurence and the Hoofers Club ; Groundhog ; The dying breed ; Epilogue -- Appendices. Selected list of flims and Kinescopes ; Analysis and notation of basic Afro-American movements
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 464 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780028725109
Lccn
79002531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05171958
  • (OCoLC)ocm05171958
Label
Jazz dance : the story of American vernacular dance, Marshall and Jean Stearns
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint of the ed. published by Macmillan Co., New York
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. 389-394
  • Filmography: p. 395-419
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Prologue -- Prehistory. Africa and the West Indies ; New Orleans and the South ; The pattern of diffusion -- Beginnings. From folk to professional ; Early minstrelsy ; Minstrel dances and dancers ; Late minstrelsy -- The vernacular. Medicine shows and gillies ; Carnivals, circuses, and Negro minstrels ; Roadshows, T.O.B.A., and picks ; The Whitman Sisters -- Tin Pan Alley and song lyrics. Ballroom origins ; The song writer : Perry Bradford : I ; The song writer : Perry Bradford : II -- Broadway and the reviewers. Williams and Walker and the beginnings of vernacular dance on Broadway ; Early Harlem ; Shuffle along ; Broadway : the early twenties ; Broadway : the late twenties ; Choreography : Buddy Bradley -- Technique : pioneers, innovators, and stylists. King Rastus Brown and the time step ; Bill Robinson : up on the toes ; Frank Condos : wings and the expanding repertory ; James Barton : versatility ; Harland Dixon and character dancing ; John W. Bubbles and rhythm tap ; Fred Astaire -- Specialties. Eccentric dancing ; Comedy dancing ; Russian dancing -- Acrobatics. Straight acrobatics ; The new acrobatics ; The flash acts -- The class acts. The original stylists ; The first class-act team : Greenlee and Dayton ; Pete Nugent and the class acts ; Coles and Atkins : the last of the class acts -- The jitterbug : Harlem background ; The Savoy ballroom ; From coast to coast -- Requiem. Baby Laurence and the Hoofers Club ; Groundhog ; The dying breed ; Epilogue -- Appendices. Selected list of flims and Kinescopes ; Analysis and notation of basic Afro-American movements
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 464 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780028725109
Lccn
79002531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05171958
  • (OCoLC)ocm05171958

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