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„THE SOUND OF TAP“
Tap Dancing on Record
(1926 – 1965)

by Uwe Meusel
with Sam Weber

Written contributions by:

Kurt Albert, Fabien Ruiz,
Sacha Shawky, Veronika Bochynek,
Darrin Contessa, Susan Abbott

Hardcover (250+ pages) with Compilation-Box of 16 CDs


PART 1 (CD 1-3): American Recordings 1899-1952

01:  Intro: A Tribute to Bill ‚Bojangles‘ Robinson (1929-1949)
02:  First Beginnings (1899-1909) & American Recordings (1927-1946)
03:  The Artistry of Fred Astaire (1926-1952)

PART 2 (CD 4-6): International Recordings 1926-1948
04:  Great Britain (1926-1936)
05:  Great Britain and France (1936-1948)
06:  Germany, Japan, Sweden, Austria, Belgium (1930-1947)

PART 3 (CD 7-10): Tap Dance Instruction 1926-1954
07:  Tap Dance Instruction 1:  USA (1926-1934)
08:  Tap Dance Instruction 2:  Europe (1934-1939)
09:  J. R. Whitton (1940) & Louis DaPron (1940s)
10:  Danny Hoctor (1954) & Special Recordings (1926-1960)

PART 4 (CD 11-13): Post War Recordings 1947-1965
11:  USA and other countries (1947-1953)
12:  USA and other countries (1954-1962)
13:  USA and other countries (1959-1965)

PART 5 (CD 14-16): Tap Masters & Additional Material
14:  The Black and Blue Recording Sessions in France (1973-1979)
15:  Three Concepts: Condos, Raff, Dänel (1989-2009)
16:  DVD: 6 Videos, 12 Piano Accompaniments & Printed Material (386 pages PDF)

388 tracks on 15 CDs and 1 DVD
310 label photos in the book