Tap!: The Greatest Tap Dance Stars And Their Stories, 1900-1955 (Paperback)
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Tap!: The Greatest Tap Dance Stars And Their Stories, 1900-1955 (Paperback)

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Paperback 358 Pages / Published: 22/03/1995
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From the vaudeville era, through the Astaire-Rogers movies, to the intricate artistry of bebop, tap has dominated American dance with its rhythm, originality, and humour. This book collects the voices and memories of thirty of America's best-loved tap-dance stars and two hundred rare theatre, film, and publicity photographs. Here Shirley Temple recalls her magical duo with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Fayard Nicholas describes his days at Harlem's Cotton Club performing with Cab Calloway Fred Kelly visits his and his brother Gene's Pittsburgh dance studio Hermes Pan reminisces about his work with George Gershwin, Ginger Rogers, and Fred Astaire and, in a chapter new to this edition, Toy and Wing tell about their days as the world's leading Asian tap duo. Appended with the most comprehensive listing of tap acts, recordings, and films ever compiled,newly updated for this paperback edition, Tap! brings to life the legends of one of America's most cherished and enduring art forms.

Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
ISBN: 9780306806353
Number of pages: 358
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 236 x 193 x 28 mm

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