Henry Phace Roberts from Savannah, Georgia, USA.
A Tap Master and National Treasure, An Honorary Board member of the Tap Legacy™ Foundation, Inc.
As a child he started performing on the streets of Savannah, by the age of 14 he became a professional dancer, few years later he joined the Five Blazers a group known for the one Man Dance. He also performed with a group called the Three Rockets.
Henry was a charter member of the Copasetics, and held the Vice President position from the inception of the group until his passing. His last performance at the age of 87 was with the group on their European tour.
His Movie Credits are= 1984 – The Cotton Club, 1943 – Stormy Weather, 1943 – Cabin in the sky,
He was a guest on major TV variety shows such as = Milton Berle Show, Sammy Davis Jr. Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show, Kath Smith Hour
Phace also appeared in Little Foxes, Mikado in Swing, Big Broadcast of 1936, Irene, Jump For Joy, Black and Tan Fantasy.
Sit back and enjoy this one of a kind man and his performance with the Five Blazers of the One Man Dance.