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Song Rhythms and Chants for the Dance with Ella Jenkins; Interviews with “Dance People”

Song Rhythms and Chants for the Dance with Ella Jenkins; Interviews with “Dance People”

Ella Jenkins is joined by other vocalists and musicians to sing and play spirituals, chants, blues, folk songs, and instrumentals. Their cadenced rhythms and measured vocals inspire free-form movement, dance, and sing-alongs. The second part of the recording features excerpts from interviews in which dance professionals and students share their philosophies about dance as art, as therapy, and as a business. Discipline, hard work, and dedication are the main themes in these interviews. Studio recordings from 1977. 21 tracks plus interviews. 68 minutes.

AWARDS
2002 Early Childhood News Director's Choice Award

Track Listing

101
A New Day's Coming Soon Ella Jenkins 2:44
102
I Don't Care Where You Bury My Body Ella Jenkins 2:15
103
Plenty Good Room Ella Jenkins 1:48
104
Brother John Sellers Ella Jenkins 4:00
105
A Bad Man from the Badlands Ella Jenkins 2:01
106
Angry Words Ella Jenkins 1:53
107
I Heard Him Cry This Morning Ella Jenkins 3:41
108
Please Hurry Home Ella Jenkins 3:48
109
That's the Way Things Are Ella Jenkins 2:57
110
What's the Matter with the Team? Ella Jenkins 0:47
111
A Vivo A Vavo Ella Jenkins 0:23
112
Hey Moo Ma Moo Ma Moo Ma Hey Ella Jenkins 1:46
113
I Climbed a Mountain Ella Jenkins 1:14
114
Africa Llamando (Africa Calling) Ella Jenkins 1:31
115
Yemayah, God of the Sea Ella Jenkins 1:36
116
This Is an Afro Mood Ella Jenkins 1:59
117
Yemayah, God of the Sea (instrumental) Ella Jenkins 2:53
118
This Is an Afro Mood (instrumental) Ella Jenkins 3:04
119
Let Yourself Go Ella Jenkins 2:04
120
A Long Time (instrumental) Ella Jenkins 2:02
121
Wading in the Water Ella Jenkins 4:35
122
Interview: Ann Barzel, dance reviewer Ella Jenkins 3:30
123
Interview: Jimmy Payne, choreographer, specialist in Afro-Cuban dance Ella Jenkins 1:18
124
Interview: Lenore Lutheran, dance student Ella Jenkins 1:25
125
Interview: Gina Martin, dance teacher of the blind Ella Jenkins 3:43
126
Interview: Genieve Fox, dance therapist Ella Jenkins 2:29
127
Interview: Dudley Williams, principal dancer Ella Jenkins 0:56
128
Interview: Ann Lehnoff, dance teacher of children Ella Jenkins 2:44
129
Interview: Ruth Page, choreographer and director of the Chicago Ballet Ella Jenkins 1:18
130
Interview: Lorenzo Young, dance company manager Ella Jenkins 1:45

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