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Jazz dance : a history of the roots and branches

Author: Lindsay Guarino; Wendy Oliver
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Guarino; Wendy Oliver
ISBN: 9780813049298 0813049296 9780813061290 0813061296
OCLC Number: 862053062
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver.


Unique in its focus on history rather than technique, Jazz Dance offers the only overview of trends and developments since 1960. Editors Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver have assembled an array of  Read more...


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