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Catching Vintage Jazz Tap on DVD

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Catching Vintage Jazz Tap on DVD

Catching Vintage Jazz Tap on DVD

Catching Vintage Jazz Tap on DVD

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The Nicholas Brothers

Films available on DVD:

  • Pie, Pie, Blackbird (1932)
  • Orchestra Wives (1942)
  • Stormy Weather (1943)
  • Cabin in the Sky (1943)
  • The Pirate, (1948)
  • The Five Heartbeats (1991)

Several recent DVD releases feature great black entertainers of the 20th century. For classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz, his favorites feature the great tap dance team of Harold and Fayard Nicholas.

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