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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown

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Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown
Names
Collins, Leon (Teacher)
Raff, Pamela (Dancer)
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002 (Teacher)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Interviewer)
Roberts, Jim (Instrumentalist)
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company (Presenter)
Brown, Buster, 1913-2002 (Interviewee)
Collection

Jane Goldberg Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980-10-16
Table of Contents
Conclusion of Leon Collins's 1:30PM class (ca. 9 min.), which began on *MGZIC 9-5773. He is assisted by Pam Raff.
Beginning of Buster Brown's afternoon class (ca. 11 min.). In the opening interview, Brown describes and demonstrates his style of dancing, which involves fluid body movement, and credits Snake Hips Tucker as his inspiration. He demonstrates the paddle and roll; talks about the unique style of Baby Laurence (Laurence Donald Jackson); dances to "I got rhythm"; and demonstrates the dance "Ballin' the jack," which he teaches in *MGZIC 9-5767, which continues this session.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7502
Topics
Tap dancing
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Dance
Genres
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Interviews
Motion pictures
Notes
Content: Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
Content: For the completed documentary on this workshop, see *MGZIC 9-5600 By word of foot I.
Performers: Instructors: Leon Collins, Buster Brown.
Performers: Interviewer: Jane Goldberg.
Performers: Pianist: Jim Roberts.
Venue: Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 16, 1980.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (20 min., 58 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Part of the documentation of the week-long tap dancing workshop By word of foot I, presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on October 13-18, 1980. This tape contains segments of two tap dancing classes.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3108
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873411
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 19bd76d0-9a1d-0138-9ef1-3720d2c1a780
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  • 1980: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6f339437-dabc-412e-ab33-460127a30d64

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6f339437-dabc-412e-ab33-460127a30d64

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6f339437-dabc-412e-ab33-460127a30d64

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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leon Collins and Buster Brown