Jazz Dance: The Story Of American Vernacular Dance

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
SKU: DADAX0028725107
ISBN : 9780028725109
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Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance

This book is a very well documented & intelligent appraisal of part of America's dance heritage. The authors traces jazz from its African origins & follows it through to the present day. The book traces the great performers & describes their styles. It even offers dance notation scripts of the famous jazz steps. Contents: (Main headings only) ? Prologue ? Introduction ? Prehistory ? Beginnings ? The vernacular ? Tin Pan alley & song lyrics ? Broadway & the reviewers ? Technique: Pioneers, innovators, & stylists ? Specialties ? Acrobatics ? The class acts ? The jitterbug ? Requiem ? Selected bibliography ? Appendices ? Index

Specifications of Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance

AuthorMarshall Winslow Stearns, Jean Stearns
PublisherMacmillan Pub Co
Number Of Pages464
Publication Date1979-10
Height1.2 inch.
Length9.1 inch.
Width6 inch.
Weight1.8 pounds.

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