Swingin' at the Savoy by Norma Miller
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Swingin' at the Savoy
By Norma Miller

Swingin' at the Savoy

The Memoir of a Jazz Dancer

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Swingin' at the Savoy by Norma Miller

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Dancer, award-winning choreographer, show producer, stand-up comedienne, TV/Film actress and author, Norma Miller shares her touching historical memoir of Harlem's legendary Savoy Ballroom and the phenomenal music and dance craze that \u0022spread the power of swing across the world like Wildfire.\u0022 A dance contest winner by 14, Norma Miller became a member of Herbert White's Lindy Hoppers and a celebrated Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hop champion. Swingin' at the Savoy chronicles a significant period in American cultural history and race relations, as it glorifies the home of the Lindy Hop and he birthplace of memorable dance hall fads. Miller shares fascinating anecdotes about her youthful encounters with many of the greatest jazz legends in music history, including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Ethel Waters, and even boxer Joe Louis. Readers will experience the legend of the celebrated Harlem ballroom and the phenomenal Swing generation that changed music and dance history forever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566398497
ISBN-10: 1566398495
Format: Paperback
(5830mm x 3895mm x 22mm)
Pages: 261
Imprint: Temple University Press,U.S.
Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Norma Miller

Norma Miller began her career as a choreographer by forming the Norma Miller Jazz Dancers and appeared in Olsen and Johnson's Broadway stage production of Hellzapoppin' for five years. In addition to being a stand-up comedienne, Miller has made numerous TV appearances, including the CBS movie, Stompin' at the Savoy, which earned her an Emmy nomination for choreography. She has also performed in the films A Day at the Races, Malcolm X, and Captiva, and has been the subject of many documentaries, including National Geographic's Explorer and the Smithsonian jazz series on national radio. Evette Jensen is a freelance writer.

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