Reading and Viewing #6: Jazz Roots/African American Roots
Part 1: Reading
Read book pages 12-26 of "Black White Dance Dancers"
1. Write out the key points of this essay? (150 words)
2. What questions do these texts raise for you?
Part 2: Online Viewing #6
Read about the Nicholas Brothers http://new.danceheritage.org/html/nicholasbros.html on the Dance Heritage Coalition site.
Please write 200-250 words describing the assigned dance and using the vocabulary and analysis tools we have discussed in class.
Your description should be at least five sentences in length with correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and good organization. Please incorporate approaches to analysis from readings and class lectures.
Your descriptions will be evaluated by their level of detail and thoroughness, which will indicate the level of your observation skills. The description should provide a visual image to a reader who has not seen the dance.