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

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 310 pages)
Note Includes index.
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.
Contents Part I. 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 -- -- Part II. Jazz Dance History -- -- The African Origins of an American Art Form / Takiyah Nur Amin -- Jazz Dance from Emancipation to 1970 / Jill Flanders Crosby and Michèle Moss -- Jazz Dance from 1970 into the Twenty-First Century / Jill Flanders Crosby and Michèle Moss -- Historical Movement Chart / Tom Ralabate -- -- Part III. 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 / Bob Boross -- Donald McKayle, Jazz Dance Then and Now / Bob Boross -- Lynn Simonson and Simonson Technique / Kimberly Karpanty -- -- Part IV. 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 -- -- Part V. 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 -- -- Part VI. 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.
Part I. What is jazz dance? -- part II. Jazz dance history -- part III. Master teachers and choreographers, 1930-1990 -- part IV. Related forms and styles -- part V. Perspectives on teaching and training -- part VI. Contemporary topics in jazz dance.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Jazz dance -- History.
Dance -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Guarino, Lindsay, editor.
Oliver, Wendy, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Jazz dance 9780813049298 (DLC) 2013038956 (OCoLC)862053062
ISBN 9780813048741 (electronic bk.)
0813048745 (electronic bk.)