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Here’s a link to a short film on Will Gains, an 80-something tap dancer who has danced with some of the best musicians ever.

Brain Pickings newsletter says: Will Gains was born in Detroit and spent half a century in England. In his eighties, he remains one of the best tap dancers in the world, having danced alongside some of history’s most iconic musicians — Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, Sarah Vaughan. Will is part of a Channel 4 series of three-minute shorts titled My Home Is My Shoes, documenting how dance has shaped different people’s lives.

Cultural curator Maria Popova publishes the weekly Brain Pickings newsletter. This week’s issue features short films on seven dying occupations, including sword-making, glass embossing and letterpress.

Read more: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2010/10/22/obsolete-occupations-docu...
Will Gains - Tap Dancer Republished by Bob Gillen


Posted by: Bob Gillen on Oct 25, 2010 at 11:58:06 am



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