Jazz Dance. The Story of American Vernacular Dance. Marshall and Jean STEARNS.
Jazz Dance. The Story of American Vernacular Dance.

Jazz Dance. The Story of American Vernacular Dance.

New York: Macmillan, 1968,

First Edition. large octavo, blue and red cloth in dust jacket. xvi, 464 pp. Macmillan, Item #31320

A wide-ranging history beginning with dance in Africa and the West Indies, Minstrel dances, carnivals, ballroom origins, followed by focus on the pioneets: King Rastus Brown, Bill Robinson, Frank Condos, Harland Dixon, John W. Bubbles and Fred Astaire. Contains a chapter on "The Class Acts" and another on "The Jitterbug". Illustrated. Ends with a bibliography and index. Front panel of jacket soiled, not price clipped.

Price: $40.00

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