Dr. Arthur Duncan, A Tap Master and National treasure.Tap dancing to Blue Skies on the Lawrence Welk Show.
As a young man he left college to pursue a career in show business as a tap dancer and singer, he toured with the Jimmy Rodgers Show.
He was discovered by Sam Lutz, Lawrence Welk’s personal manager, invited to appear as a guest on the show, Lawrence Welk made him part of his Musical Family.
Arthur was the first African American performer on the popular Lawrence Welk Show, he danced and sang on the show from 1964 to the show’s finale in 1982.
You can still find Dr. Duncan teaching at Tap Festivals around the country and the world.