Atkins career has spanned an extraordinary era of American dance. He began performing during Prohibition and continued in vaudeville, nightclubs, and in the army during World War II. Chronicling the rise, near demise, and rediscovery of tap dancing, the book is both an engaging biography and a rich cultural history. 52 illustrations.... and performers dance around them b.s, chorus: a thirty-two-bar tap routine that consists of the time step, cross step, ... line, then finish with intricate footwork; also known among rhythm tap dancers as the walk around cramp roll: tap term;anbsp;...
|Author||:||Cholly Atkins, Jacqui Malone|
|Publisher||:||Columbia University Press - 2012-08-07|