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Title Dance Black America : [a festival of modern, jazz, tap and African styles] / Dance Horizons Video by Chris Hegedus, D. A. Pennebaker with David Dawkins ; a festival by State University of New York and Brooklyn Academy of Music ; produced and distributed by State University of New York and Pennebaker Associates, Inc.

Published Hightstown, NJ : Dance Horizons Video, 1990.


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Physical description 1 videodisc (DVD) (87 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Contents The ostrich (1932) / choreography, Asadata Dafora ; dancer, Charles Moore -- Lenjen-Go/Mandiani / choreography, Chuck Davis ; dancers, The Chuck Davis Dance Company -- Shango (1945) / choreography, Katherine Dunham ; dancers, Charles Moore Dance Theatre -- Junkie (1965) / choreographer and performer, Eleo Pomare -- From before (1978) / choreography, Garth Fagan ; dancers, The Bucket Dance Company -- Juba (1845-65) / reconstructed by Lenwood Sloan ; dancer, Leon Jackson -- The cakewalk (1900?) / choreography, Lenwood Sloan ; dancers, Leon Jackson, Halifu Osumare -- Snakehips (1920?) / originated by Snakehips' Tucker ; dancer, Al Perryman -- Lindy hop / dancers, Mama Lu Parks' Jazz Dancers -- Tap dance / dancer, Chuck Green ; music, Duke Ellington -- Break dancing / The Magnificent Force -- Double Dutch jump rope / The Jazzy Double Dutch Jumpers -- Fontessa and friends (1982)/ choreography, Louis Johnson ; dancers, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Credits Festival directors, Patricia Kerr Ross, Mikki Shepard ; executive producers, Patricia Kerr Ross, Harvey Licthenstein, Mikki Shepard, Frazer Pennebaker.
Performers Narrator, Geoffrey Holder.
Summary Documents a four-day festival of dancers and dance companies held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Celebrates the evolution of black dance from the sly parody of plantation quadrilles known as the Cakewalk to the contemporary sophistication of the Alvin Ailey Company.
System notes DVD ; NTSC.
Other author Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014.
Johnson, Louis Omotayo.
Moore, Charles.
Green, Chuck.
Fagan, Garth.
Dunham, Katherine.
Pennebaker, D. A.
Hegedus, Chris.
Dawkins, David.
Osumare, Halifu.
Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965.
Pomare, Eleo.
Davis, Chuck, 1937-2017.
Sloan, Lenwood.
Jackson, Leon.
Perryman, Al.
State University of New York.
Dance Horizons (Firm). Video.
Pennebaker Associates.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Charles Moore Dance Theatre.
Garth Fagan's Bucket Dance Theatre.
Chuck Davis Dance Company.
Mama Lu Parks' Jazz Dancers.
Magnificent Force.
Jazzy Double Dutch Jumpers.
Subject Brooklyn Academy of Music.
African American dance.
Dance festivals -- New York (State) -- New York.
ISBN 9780871272935