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About Tap Dancer Omar Edwards

A profile and fan site with photos, videos, and biographical information about tap dancer Omar Edwards.

NAME: Omar Edwards
DATE OF BIRTH: July 2, 1975
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
MOTHER: Balee Edwards (born in Liberia died when he was 10)
FATHER: Anthony William Edewards
WIFE: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards (married in 1998)
CURRENT HOME: New York City, New York, United States

Toe Jam Tap Duo
When Omar was 16 years old he and Daniel B. Wooten, Jr. formed a tap dance duo they called "Toe Jam". Both of them had performed in the musical production "Black and Blue".
- Melba's Dance "Toe Jam Tap Duo" Article

Star Search TV Show Appearance in 1994
Omar Edwards and his tap dancing partner Daniel B. Wooten, Jr. won 13 times, including the contest for the grand prize, on the 1994 season of the Star Seach television program. The duo won the $25,000 grand prize for a performance on February 22, 1994 that was coached by Van Porter.

Audio Recording in 1998
In 1998, he took four musicians into the recording studio to record an album entitled "Tap Dancin is Music", an audio recording on which he was the leader of a band, and on which his tap dancing was the lead instrument.

Omar Edwards has toured the world with his performance entitled "Afro Feet: Music and Beyond".

Bios and Profiles of Omar Edwards
- Performing Arts Database "Omar Edewards" Bio
- Broadway Dance Center "Omar Edewards" Faculty Bio
- Broadway World "Omar Edewards" Interview

Events Featuring= Omar Edwards
- 2014 Omar Edwards National Tap Dance Day Event (New York, USA)
- 1st Bogo Tap Festival (Bogota, Colombia)

Videos Featuring Omar Edwards
YouTube "Omar Edwards Videos" Channel

More Omar Edwards Resources
Omar Edwards Tap Dancer Site at Webs Dot Com

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