PillowTalk: History of Jazz Dance

Moving image

Identifier
7159
Videographer/Filmmaker
Sydney Samson
Date:
August 15 2021
Venue:
Sommerspace
Description:
Foremost tradition-bearer of Black American social dance LaTasha Barnes discusses jazz dance past, present, and future with Scholar-in-Residence and jazz dance expert Melanie George. Their conversation includes digging into the artistry of jazz dance; examining its social and political connections; and placing it in the context of other Black vernacular forms such as House, Hip-Hop, Waacking, and Lindy Hop.
Access Format
digital movie file
Master Format
digital movie file
Duration
53m 7.0s
Camera
wide
Technical Notes
Digital file only