One reel to reel recording. Much of the performance was dancing to taped music -- not recorded. Nila began learning East Indian dances at the age of five. Nila is the daughter of Jaya, both whose famlies came form East India. Of the four main Indian dance styles, Nila performs in the bharata natyam...
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Flemming, of Dade City, played folk songs with several friends. The Heaps-Nelsons were from Swainsboro, Georgia. The Whiteheads (Cubby and his family) played Bavarian dance music.
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Whiteheads (Cubby and his family) played Bavarian dance music. Jay was from Fort Myers played the harmonica and hambones. Bryant was from White Springs -- this was her first festival. Rogers was from St. Augustine.
Fifteen color slides. Mary Marshall was a Ceili music performer, a form of Irish music that developed in the 1850s to accompany informal dances in rural Irish villages. The word derived from "le chiele," which meant to gather together for a chat. Today, those parties are called ceilidhes.
One black and white print. The group formed in 1975 in Hawthorne, Florida. Usually performing with the Cross Creek Cloggers, they perform nineteenth century dance music. Members include Gail Rogers (fiddle), Brent Baldwin (guitar), Dwight Rogers (banjo), and Mike Kemp (fiddle).
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