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A normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on their heels. Babies who bottom-shuffle tend to walk slightly later. There...

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bottom shuffling

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 41 words.

a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on their heels. Babies who bottom-shuffle tend to walk slightly later. There...

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bottom shuffling

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on their heels. Babies who bottom-shuffle tend to walk slightly later. There...

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bottom shuffling n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 47 words.

a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on their heels. Babies who bottom-shuffle tend to walk slightly later. There...

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bottom shuffling

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 41 words.

a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on

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bottom shuffling n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 44 words.

a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on

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bottom shuffling n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 44 words.

a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on

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Black bottom

Pauline Norton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 250 words.

[black shuffle]

A quick-tempo American social dance, particularly of the 1920s. It is thought to have originated in the early 1900s in the ‘juke’ (black) bawdy houses of the...

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Shuffle Along

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 599 words.

When Shuffle Along opened at the 63rd Street Theater in New York City on May 23, 1921, after three months of performances on the road, there was little reason to believe that it would...

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Steele, Joe

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 181 words.

[Joseph Alexander Ellis ]

(b Savannah, GA, Dec 17, 1899; d New York, Feb 5, 1964). American pianist. The details of his birth and his full name appear in his application for...

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Big apple

Claude Conyers.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 455 words.

A lively and strenuous circle dance of African American origin, popular in the late 1930s. It was invented by patrons of the Big Apple Night Club, a black juke joint in Columbia, South...

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Dancers and Choreographers, Early

Diane Epstein.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2173 words.

The contribution of African American dancers and choreographers to dance is inestimable. They have been a fundamental force in the shaping of modern dance in America.The Early YearsIn...

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Rushen, Patrice Louise (born 1954), Pianist, Composer / Arranger, Music Producer, Jazz Singer

Gayle Murchison.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 929 words.

pianist, singer, composer, and producer, nicknamed “Baby Fingers,” was born in Los Angeles to Ruth L. and Allen Roy Rushen; Allen Rushen was a computer analyst. Her preschool teacher...

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Dance, African American

Richard Newman.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2117 words.

Body movement is a fundamental component of African American culture. It manifests itself chiefly in dance but extends to a broad range of ceremonial and everyday expressions. According...

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Bradley, Buddy

Constance Valis Hill.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 867 words.

choreographer and jazz tap dancer, was born Clarence Bradley in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His parents' names and occupations are unknown. His father died when he was quite young, and his...

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Washington, Fredi

Regina V. Jones.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 989 words.

dancer, actor, organizer, and activist, was born Fredericka Carolyn Washington in Savannah, Georgia. Washington was best known for her Caucasian features (pale skin, straight hair, and...

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Simeon, Omer

Barry Kernfeld.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 941 words.

jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, was born Omer Victor Simeon in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Omer Simeon, a cigar maker. His mother's name is unknown. His family moved to Chicago...

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Baker, Josephine, and La Revue Nègre

Karen C. Dalton.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3691 words.

A young African American dancer named Josephine Baker and her act, La Revue Nègre (The Negro Revue), took Paris by storm in 1925. Baker described their effect in these words: “When the...

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Armstrong, Lillian (Lil) Hardin (1898 - 1971), Songwriter, Jazz Musician, Jazz Singer, Pianist

Jack Sohmer.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1416 words.

jazz pianist, composer, and singer, was born Lillian Hardin in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Dempsey Hardin, a strict, churchgoing woman who disapproved of blues music. Nothing is...

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Sims, Howard “Sandman”

Pamela Lee Gray.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1040 words.

tap dancer, was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, but spent most of his youth in Los Angeles. The ten children in the Sims family made extra cash by “street tapping.” Street tappers danced...

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Webb, Chick (1909 - 1939), Jazz Musician, Percussionist, Bandleader

Barry Kernfeld.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1407 words.

jazz drummer and bandleader, was born William Henry Webb in Baltimore, Maryland. The identity of his father is unknown. He was raised by his mother, Marie Jones, and his maternal...

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