Tap and Jazz

Publisher's Description:

What is the Turkey Trot? How have tap shoes changed over time? Why was Vaudeville so influential? Tap and Jazz provides a detailed look at the development of tap and jazz dance from its origins in African and Irish dances to street fusion jazz and modern tap companies such as Tap Dogs today. The book looks at how the choreography and improvisation differs from other styles of dance. It takes a close look at the specific costumes and make-up used in tap and jazz and its development in the movies.

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Author: Nikki Gamble
Publisher: Heinemann Library
Latest Edition: 2008
In Print