Synopses & Reviews
Jazz tap has a long, proud tradition. African slaves used the dances and rhythms of their homeland to create a new musical form in America. This book describes tap's illustrious history, from minstrels to Broadway to vaudeville. It also examines tap's contributions to current dance styles and explores the future of tap dance.
Our Library of African American Arts and Culture is an exciting series covering the way African American arts, from jazz tap to hip hop, have evolved from African influences and flourished in America.