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Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance

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Publisher Comments:

Artists like Bill Robinson, King Rastus Brown, John Bubbles, Honi Coles and others who speak to us in this book, are our Nijinskys, Daighilevs, Balanchines, and Grahams. There are so many books on ballet and modern dance. There are still a few on tap dance and they are so cavalierly allowed to go out of print even though the interest in them is so deep and sustaining.

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The Story of American Vernacular Dance

About the Author

The late Marshall Stearns was author of The Story of Jazz, and was the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival and Institute of Jazz Studies. He was also a professor of English at Hunger College in New York and a medieval literature scholar. He died in 1966 while completing his book Jazz Dance co-authored by his wife Jean. Jean Stearns, is an authority on jazz and assisted her late husband Marshall in researching and writing Jazz Dance.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306805530
Designed:
Bufalino, Brenda
Author:
Bufalino, Brenda
Designed by:
Bufalino, Brenda
Designed:
Bufalino, Brenda
Author:
Stearns, Marshall
Author:
Stearns, Jean
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Dance - General
Subject:
Dance
Subject:
Dancing
Subject:
Dance - Modern
Subject:
Dance - Jazz
Subject:
Jazz dance
Subject:
Jazz dance -- History.
Subject:
African American dance
Subject:
Dance -- United States -- History.
Subject:
African American dance - History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
IX. Bd.
Publication Date:
19940431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
508
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 24.5 oz

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