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Swingin' at the Savoy

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Description for Swingin' at the Savoy Paperback. Chronicles a significant period in American cultural history and race relations, as it glorifies the popularized home of the Lindy Hop, and the birthplace of such memorable dance fads as the Big Apple, Shag, Truckin', Peckin', Susie Q, Charleston, Peabody, Black Bottom, Cake Walk, Boogie Woogie, Shimmy, and tap dancing. Editor(s): Jensen, Evette. Num Pages: 261 pages, 52 b&w illustrations, 1 figure. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; ASD; ASZH; AVGJ; BGF; HBT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 24. Weight in Grams: 444.
Dancer, award-winning choreographer, show producer, stand-up comedienne, TV/Film actress and author, Norma Miller shares her touching historical memoir of Harlem's legendary Savoy Ballroom and the phenomenal music and dance craze that \u0022spread the power of swing across the world like Wildfire.\u0022 A dance contest winner by 14, Norma Miller became a member of Herbert White's Lindy Hoppers and a celebrated Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hop champion. Swingin' at the Savoy chronicles a significant period in American cultural history and race relations, as it glorifies the home of the Lindy Hop and he birthplace of memorable dance hall fads. Miller shares fascinating ... Read more

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Temple University Press,U.S. United States
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Philadelphia PA, United States
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About Norma Miller
Norma Miller began her career as a choreographer by forming the Norma Miller Jazz Dancers and appeared in Olsen and Johnson's Broadway stage production of Hellzapoppin' for five years. In addition to being a stand-up comedienne, Miller has made numerous TV appearances, including the CBS movie, Stompin' at the Savoy, which earned her an Emmy nomination for choreography. She has ... Read more

Reviews for Swingin' at the Savoy
"This is an important book, bringing some much-overdue attention to the swing dancers who along with the musicians defined the era." -Robert Tate, Jazz Now "A refreshing look at the history of swing dancing is Swingin' at the Savoy... Miller has not only created an entertaining history of swing, but more importantly, gives the reader a sense of the personalities ... Read more

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