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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Ram Ramirez

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Title
By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Ram Ramirez
Names
Gaines, Bubba (Teacher)
Ramirez, Ram, 1913-1994 (Instrumentalist)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- (Director)
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company (Presenter)
Ramirez, Ram, 1913-1994 (Interviewee)
Collection

Jane Goldberg Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980-10-15
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7503
Topics
Tap dancing
Dance
Genres
Interviews
Filmed dance
Documentary films
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: Pianist and interviewee: Ram Ramirez.
Venue: Videotaped at the Village Gate, New York, on October 15, 1980.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (17 min., 29 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. Continuing the 2:30PM session that began on *MGZIC 9-5734, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines introduces Ram Ramirez, a jazz pianist and composer, who reminisces about the tap dancers for whom he played. Gaines discusses the Copasetics' concert and video Great feats of feet (1977), which he considers an impetus to the current revival of interest in tap dancing. Dr. Cole (?), the dancing dentist, then performs a solo, and the tape ends with candid footage of informal dancing by the participants.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3107
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873410
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3be2bec0-a1e9-0138-6322-351ed1ebcbdb
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  • 1980: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Ram Ramirez" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980-10-15. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a310c3a0-9568-4b9a-9bdb-e0c7ae13ef3f

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Ram Ramirez" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 15, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a310c3a0-9568-4b9a-9bdb-e0c7ae13ef3f

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980-10-15). By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Ram Ramirez Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a310c3a0-9568-4b9a-9bdb-e0c7ae13ef3f

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By word of foot I, tap masters pass on their tradition, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Ram Ramirez