Interview with George Faison, 1976Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesFaison, George, 1945- (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-12-12
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-631 Side A
TopicsFaison, George, Albert, 1945-Smalls, Charlie -- WizAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterGazelle (Choreographic work : Faison)Hobo sapiens (Choreographic work : Faison)
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately one hour and two minutes). John Gruen introduces his guest George Faison and speaks about the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's current season; George Faison speaks with Gruen about his early training and his career as a dancer and choreographer including his work Gazelle [a recording of A long time ago, by Yusef Lateef and used in Gazelle is played]; Faison's work Hobo sapiens [commercial announcements]; choreographing the musical The Wiz [a recording of music by Béla Bartók, used in Faison's work Poppy is played]; his upcoming tour with Stevie Wonder; his sources of inspiration; closing remarks [commercial announcements; news].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast by WNCN, New York 1976, December 12 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 2 min.)Sound quality is excellent.
DescriptionInterview with George Faison conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on December 12, 1976 by radio station WNCN, New York on its series The sound of dance.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 80956273NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118449Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43a1a940-c27b-0135-798e-158ab78ef14d
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