To all dancers, dance enthusiasts and tap dancers, join us in celebrating the Birthday of Leslie Bubba Gaines today 02/12/1912, born in Waycross Georgia.
A Tap Master and National Treasure, One of The Three Dukes 1930’s. Also known as The Aristocrats of Tap specialized in synchronized jump-rope tapping.
Bubba served in the Army during WW II, worked with the U.S.O. for 20 years as a solo act. 79 to 94, and performed with the Copasetics,,
This 1974 clip from the Legend Of Tap, Leslie Bubba Gaines Screen Right, Charles Honi Coles and Charles Cookie Cook Screen Left perform the B.S. chorus wearing their signature Copasetics jackets.