Congaroos

Congaroos

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Congaroos (also known as Four Congaroos, Congaroo Dancers) was a dance group created in 1947 by Frankie Manning after completing his military service for World War II. The group originally consisted of Frankie Manning dancing with Ann Johnson and Russell Williams dancing with Willamae Ricker. Later Helen Daniels joined the group and partnered Frankie Manning. The group performed Lindy Hop, Conga, jazz dance, tap dance, Latin dances, and comedy with musicians and vocalists such as Alvino Rey, Lucky Millinder, Illinois Jacquet, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Erskine Hawkins, Andy Kirk, Fletcher Henderson, and Cab Calloway.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Vertpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276445
  • 9786136276441