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Reference Sources

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Tamara Stevens, "Swing Dancing." Greenwood , 2011

Helene Andrew, "Jazz Dance." Spectrum Publishing, 1983.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle, "Modern Dancing." New York & London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1914 (first edition)

Louis C. Elson, "Elson's Music Dictionary." Winthrop Rogers, Ltd. London, 1905

Gail Grant, "Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet." New York: Dover Publications.

Mark C. Gridley, "Jazz Styles, History and Analysis." Prentice Hall Publisher, 4th Edition, 1991-1998.

Laure Haile, "Dance Notebook." Laure Haile Publisher, also author of the Xavier Cugat and Dan Dailey Notebooks.

Sandra Noll Hammond, "Ballet Basics." California: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1984.

Jane A. Harris, Anne Pittman and Marlys S. Waller, "Dance A While," p. 255-263. Minnesota: Burgess Publishing Co., 1950, 1955, 1964, 1968, 1978.

Ann Hutchinson, "Labanotation." New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1997.

Melinda Goodman Karaine, Ester Kan, "Jump Into Jazz." California: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1983.

Michael Kennedy, "The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music." Oxford University Press 1980

Alex Moore, "Ballroom Dancing" A & C Black Ltd. (Publishers), 1936, 1937,1938,1939,1947,1951,1963,1974

Edward Scott, "The New Dancing As It Should Be."  London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., no date, but probably turn of the 20th century publication.

Marshal & Jean Stearns, "Jazz Dance." New York, Da Capo Press, 1968, 1994.

Sonny Watson's StreetSwing.com (Outstanding web site for dance history and everything related to dance)

Phyllis S. Weikart, "Teaching Movement & Dance," p. 337-343. Michigan: The High Scope Press, 1982.


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