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9 thoughts on “ DANCING WITH CYD CHARISE - Craig McMurdo - That Swing Thang (Vinyl) ”

  1. Swing Jazz Dance Showcase as Cyd Charisse & Gene Kelley by keuge. Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse dance on Michael Jackson's Beat It by ghostvisitor. FRED ASTAIRE and CYD CHARISSE - Dancing in the dark, at the Central Park by CiroBossi. Charisse - "Dance With Me" by Charisse Davis Productions.
  2. At the very core of the Craig McMurdo experience is the ultimate in music for dancing, The Craig McMurdo Dance Orchestra, which has a remarkably extensive and versatile repertoire that spans the '40s, '50s, '60s & '70s to the present day.
  3. Apr 17,  · Cyd was one of the best female dancers of her time, she danced with both Gene Kelly AND Fred Astaire. From ballet, to swing to jazz she could do it! And not many people know this but she had polio.
  4. Jul 05,  · Cyd Charisse- excellent dancer-horrible actor. I am watching her in " Meet Me in Las Vegas " (by the way the last MGM movie to feature Lena Horne). Cyd is embarrassing- like Carrie Underwood in " The Sound of Music"embarrassing. I am sure MGM sent her to acting classes. And this is the best they got.
  5. Aug 25,  · Two of the greatest women dancers on film of all-time in the same dance number! Ann Miller and Cyd Charisse go toe to toe!
  6. A Swing Dance Hall of Fame member and founder of DC's Potomac Swing Dance Club as well as the Virginia State Open. Craig passed away in October From his beginning as a ballroom dancer, Craig fell in love with all forms of swing dance, and we feel a great sense of gratitude to Craig for his many contributions to the local and national.
  7. Jun 18,  · Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea in Amarillo, Tex. Though some sources say she was born on March 8, , her agent said the year was She began taking dance .
  8. May 23,  · MGM groomed her and there was no doubt she was one of the finest dancers ever on the silver screen. And she WAS a good enough actress. But was Cyd Charisse really leading lady star material?. She had been in films for years before her big breakthrough dancing with Gene Kelly in Singing in the Rain.. Then she was thrusted into leading lady roles opposite Fred Astaire.
  9. Oct 16,  · The swing dance community has, for good reason stayed away from codifying dances in an effort to keep artistry and innovation alive, and this extends to the naming of things. Much in the same way we say Shag to mean Carolina, Collegiate, or St. Louis, regional variation and nomenclature was more a part of the dance in the s than it is now.

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