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

Ella Jenkins
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

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A New Day's Coming Soon Ella Jenkins 02:44
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102
I Don't Care Where You Bury My Body Ella Jenkins 02:15
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103
Plenty Good Room Ella Jenkins 01:48
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104
Brother John Sellers Ella Jenkins 04:00
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105
A Bad Man from the Badlands Ella Jenkins 02:01
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106
Angry Words Ella Jenkins 01:53
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107
I Heard Him Cry This Morning Ella Jenkins 03:41
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108
Please Hurry Home Ella Jenkins 03:48
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109
That's the Way Things Are Ella Jenkins 02:57
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110
What's the Matter with the Team? Ella Jenkins 00:47
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111
A Vivo A Vavo Ella Jenkins 00:23
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112
Hey Moo Ma Moo Ma Moo Ma Hey Ella Jenkins 01:46
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113
I Climbed a Mountain Ella Jenkins 01:14
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114
Africa Llamando (Africa Calling) Ella Jenkins 01:31
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115
Yemayah, God of the Sea Ella Jenkins 01:36
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116
This Is an Afro Mood Ella Jenkins 01:59
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117
Yemayah, God of the Sea (instrumental) Ella Jenkins 02:53
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118
This Is an Afro Mood (instrumental) Ella Jenkins 03:04
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119
Let Yourself Go Ella Jenkins 02:04
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120
A Long Time (instrumental) Ella Jenkins 02:02
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121
Wading in the Water Ella Jenkins 04:35
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122
Interview: Ann Barzel, dance reviewer Ella Jenkins 03:30
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123
Interview: Jimmy Payne, choreographer, specialist in Afro-Cuban dance Ella Jenkins 01:18
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124
Interview: Lenore Lutheran, dance student Ella Jenkins 01:25
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125
Interview: Gina Martin, dance teacher of the blind Ella Jenkins 03:43
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126
Interview: Genieve Fox, dance therapist Ella Jenkins 02:29
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127
Interview: Dudley Williams, principal dancer Ella Jenkins 00:56
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128
Interview: Ann Lehnoff, dance teacher of children Ella Jenkins 02:44
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129
Interview: Ruth Page, choreographer and director of the Chicago Ballet Ella Jenkins 01:18
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130
Interview: Lorenzo Young, dance company manager Ella Jenkins 01:45