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Remembering Tap Dancer Ardie Bryant (1929-2016)

A tribute, profile and fan site with photos, videos, and biographical information about tap dance historian, actor, musician, composer, choreographer, and professional tap dancer Ardie Bryant.

NAME: Ardie Bryant
NICK NAME: "The Ambassador of Tap" and "Innovator of Modern Jazz Tap"
DATE OF BIRTH: March 20, 1929
PLACE OF BIRTH: Dallas, Texas, United States
WIFE: Anne Marie Bryant (she died in 2010)
SON: David Bryant
TAUGHT TAP DANCING: California State University at Los Angeles
DATE OF DEATH: April 17, 2016
PLACE OF DEATH: Azusa, California, United States

Official Web Site of Ardie Bryant

Bios and Profiles of Ardie Bryant
- Official Biography of Ardie Bryant
- Internet Movie Database "Ardie Bryant" Entry
- Christian Memorials Ardie Bryant Obituary

Social Media "Ardie Bryant" Sites
Facebook "Ardie Bryant" Page

Videos of Ardie Bryant Speaking in 2010
EVENT: 4th International Conference on Positive Aging
DATES: December 7-10, 2010
VENUE: Fielding Graduate University, Institute for Social Innovation
LOCATION: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Positive Aging Conference: Ardie Bryant Part 1
- Positive Aging Conference: Ardie Bryant Part 2
- Positive Aging Conference: Ardie Bryant Part 3
- Positive Aging Conference: Ardie Bryant Part 4

More Videos Featuring Ardie Bryant
- Cal State Los Angeles Ardie Miller Tap Dancing Class
- Slide Show Featuring Cal STate LA Professor Ardie Bryant
- Sacramento's Crest Theater: Ardie Bryant 2010 Performance
- Ardie Bryant With Dylan Gardner: Practice is the Fun Part
- YouTube "Ardie Bryant Videos" Channel


Ardie Bryant's memories were preserved as part of the Jazz Oral History Program in the Archives Center of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History.

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Ardie Bryant was presented with the "Los Angeles Cultural Treasure Award" award from the Cultural Affairs Department of the city of Los Angeles.

Ardie received the “Legend of Los Angeles” award at a St. Barnabas Senior Services event.

Tradition in Tap honored Ardie in New York City for his contribution to the art of tap dancing.

The City of St. Louis proclaimed August 1st 2009 “Professor Ardie Bryant Day.”

Detroit's Motor City Tap Festival honored Ardie Bryant for his contribution to the art of tap dancing

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