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  • Josephine Baker

    by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

    Josephine Baker was the epitome of the American emigre who found her niche in Paris during the years after the First World War. She arrived in France in 1925 following a stint as a bit player in Shuffle Along, the first all-Negro Broadway play. She performed her trademark black bottom dance to the delight of French audiences, dancing entirely nude on some occasions. When she toured central Europe ... Read more

    $5.55 AUD

  • Tap Dancing at a Glance

    by Jimmy Ormonde

    You can learn tap dancing easily! This fantastic book's thirty-nine lessons will guide you to mastering the steps you've seen on stage. Each lesson is illustrated through the use of posed photographs and includes rhythm notation to aid your practice. Will the help of these lessons and some determined practice you'll be tap dancing within a month or two. Originally published in 1930, we are ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Jazz Dance Today Essentials

    The video text dance series

    by Lorraine Person-Kriegel and 1 more

    Jazz Dance Essentials is the most authoritative book on this art form. Written by two of America's most renowned university teachers. Doctor Lorraine Person Kriegel and Doctor Kim Chandler Vaccaro have been performers, choreographers, artistic directors and have taught in universities at the professorial levels. It has been used as the primary textbook in the field and has been read worldwide by ... Read more

    $8.47 AUD

  • Enseigner la danse jazz

    by Odile Cougoule

    Cet ouvrage est né d'un travail de réflexion mené par des professionnels de la danse jazz (professeurs et artistes créateurs) avec le CND. Outil indispensable pour les enseignants et les praticiens de cette discipline, il en aborde avec simplicité et précision les différentes facettes.Il fixe les objectifs et les compétences techniques à atteindre au fil de l'apprentissage de l'élève. Mine d ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Look Before You Leap

    by Dianne Leathem

    Look Before You Leap guides parents towards helping their children to achieve their greatest success in dance. As we pull back the curtain on the dance industry, it has never been more important for parents and students to become as informed as possible to avoid the damage that is being done to children through the world-wide epidemics of extreme training, over-training, unqualified teachers and ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • THE COMPASSION OF JAZZ

    My Incredible Life in Music and The Movement

    by Jim Cassell

    The Compassion of Jazz chronicles the career of Jim Cassell, a native Californian born in la Jolla, as he navigates his way from student to sailor to hippie to political activist with the United Farm Workers in their unionizing efforts in the 1970s. And from there, based on his lifelong love of music instilled in him by his mother, into a career as a promoter and manager for major jazz, latin jazz ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Danses jazz

    Une poétique de la relation

    by Éliane Seguin

    Apparues aux États-Unis, ouvertes à toutes les influences, les danses jazz portent depuis toujours les traits de la mixité. Se pencher sur le jazz, c'est observer un art du présent, ouvert à tous les mouvements possibles, hybride dans ses techniques, éclectique dans son inspiration, mélangeant les temps, les lieux, les espaces.Sous-tendu par la question des échanges interculturels et du métissage, ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Greatest Composers of All Time: Top 100

    by alex trostanetskiy

    Are you looking for a journey that will take you through The Greatest Composers of All Time: Top 100, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating The Greatest Composers of All Time: Top 100 did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD

  • The Essential Guide to Jazz Dance

    by Dollie Henry and 1 more

    Jazz dance and its inherent music is recognized as one of the original and most potent art forms of the last two centuries. From its African roots to our present-day global dance community, the jazz idiom has afforded a cross-fertilization with all other artistic, cultural and social representations within the arts industry, providing an accessible dance platform for dancers, teachers and ... Read more

    $25.29 AUD

  • Second Skin

    Josephine Baker & the Modern Surface

    by Anne Anlin Cheng

    Through the figure of Josephine Baker, Second Skin tells the story of an unexpected yet enduring intimacy between the invention of a modernist style and the theatricalization of black skin at the turn of the twentieth century. Stepping outside of the platitudes surrounding this iconic figure, Anne A. Cheng argues that Baker's famous nakedness must be understood within larger philosophic and ... Read more

    $48.39 AUD

  • Jazz Dancing

    by Anonymous

    Are you a dance lover? Do you like to tone your body with dancing? Are you planning to learn any particular dance form? If the answer to all these questions is yes... then you can go for jazz dancing.Jazz dancing is one of the most exhilarating and fashionable forms of modern dance.It is perfect choice for fun and good health! Today many individuals take jazz classes for maintaining their health ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Never Stop Moving

    Peter Goss

    by Patrick Germain-Thomas and 1 more

    « Peter Goss est un sorcier. Il a une connaissance presque infinie du corps humain en général et de chacun de nos corps en particulier – à nous qui suivons son enseignement. Il est un maître attentif et exigeant. » Emmanuel CarrèreTel que l'exprime Emmanuel Carrère dans sa préface, Peter Goss est un maître, l'un des grands pédagogues actuels de la danse et du yoga.Ce livre raconte son histoire, de ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Seelenpartner - wenn Liebe alle Grenzen sprengt

    Aufgaben erkennen, annehmen und den Weg für eine gemeinsame Zukunft ebnen

    by J.s. Wiech

    Liebe ist gleich Liebe. Bis zu dem Zeitpunkt, an dem uns unser Seelenpartner begegnet, gehen wir davon aus, wir kennen die Dynamik die eine Liebesbeziehung mit sich bringt. Wir wissen, wie es sich anfühlt verliebt zu sein, die berühmten Schmetterlinge im Bauch zu haben. Wir wissen, dass wenn der Alltag Einzug hält, nicht mehr immer alles rosarot ist. Und wir haben auch schon mal erfahren, wie ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Floating Bones

    A Dancer's Tensegretic Body as Teacher

    by Cynthia Roses-Thema

    Floating Bones charts the author’s journey into tensegrity, which begins in ballet and culminates in a model for addressing one’s body as a teacher.Tensegrity flips traditional biomechanical models such that instead of support coming from the bones, the bones float, and it is the muscles and other soft connective tissue that provide support for the moving body. Using the model of tensegretic ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • The Winner: A Ballroom Dance Novel

    by Erin Bomboy

    The most prestigious ballroom dance competition in the United States.Two dancers need to win.Only one can.Nina Fortunova wasn't supposed to end up almost thirty, divorced, with her dreams of winning shattered. She teams up with Jorge Gonzalez, a hunky and hard-working Latin dancer, to reinvent the flashy Smooth style.When the Chairman of the Judges offers to throw the competition in their favor, ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Greatest Maestros of All Time: Top 100

    by alex trostanetskiy

    Are you looking for a journey that will take you through The Greatest Maestros of All Time: Top 100, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating The Greatest Maestros of All Time: Top 100 did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy and ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD

  • Lighting Dance

    A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows

    by Flaviana Xavier Antunes Sampaio

    Lighting Dance pioneers the discussion of the ability of lighting design to foreground shadow in dance performances.Through a series of experiments integrating light, shadow, and improvised dance movement, it highlights and analyses what it advances as an innovative expression of shadow in dance as an alternative to more conventional approaches to lighting design. Different art forms, such as ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • The Greatest Violinists of All Time: Top 100

    by alex trostanetskiy

    Are you looking for a journey that will take you through The Greatest Violinists of All Time: Top 100, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating The Greatest Violinists of All Time: Top 100 did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD

  • Music Gigs That Pay: How To Get Paid Gigs For Your Band Fast

    by John Little

    When many people think of musicians, they think glitz and glamour and people accepting Grammy awards on television. However, for most people this isn’t the case. The average professional musician books gigs without the fanfare and the worldwide prestige. People who want to make a living making music should always shoot for the stars, but should also be aware of the many different practical and ... Read more

    $3.96 AUD

  • Class Act

    The Jazz Life of Choreographer Cholly Atkins

    by Cholly Atkins and 1 more

    Cholly Atkins's career has spanned an extraordinary era of American dance. He began performing during Prohibition and continued his apprenticeship in vaudeville, in nightclubs, and in the army during World War II. With his partner, Honi Coles, Cholly toured the country, performing with such jazz masters as Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Count Basie. As tap reached a nadir in the fifties, ... Read more

    $30.46 AUD

  • Dance Education around the World

    Perspectives on dance, young people and change

    by Charlotte Svendler Nielsen and 1 more

    Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world.  Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures generates new challenges and possibilities for dance education in multiple contexts. In Dance Education ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Big Deal

    Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

    by Kevin Winkler

    series Broadway Legacies
    Bob Fosse (1927-1987) is recognized as one of the most significant figures in post-World War II American musical theater. With his first Broadway musical, The Pajama Game in 1954, the "Fosse style" was already fully developed, with its trademark hunched shoulders, turned-in stance, and stuttering, staccato jazz movements. Fosse moved decisively into the role of director with Redhead in 1959 and ... Read more

    $24.85 AUD

  • So You Think You Can Dance

    by Janel Tony

    Learn More About The Wedding Dance, Irish Step Dancing, Learning How To Line Dance, Ballroom Dancing and Jazz as Dance Plus Much More!   ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • The Piece: A Contemporary Ballet Novel

    by Erin Bomboy

    The Piece deals with difficult, sensitive subjects in potentially disturbing ways. It contains instances of profanity, sexual violence, and physical violence. It is not recommended for individuals under the age of eighteen or for those who may find the above offensive and/or objectionable. The Pas de Deux: A Classical Ballet Romance and The Winner: A Ballroom Dance Novel by author Erin Bomboy are ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD