National Tap Day

Greater Kansas City - 2000

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Each 25th of May is National Tap Day as declared by the US Congress in 1988. It is the anniversary of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's birthday. This celebration was held May 25, 2000 at Metcalf South shopping center in Overland Park, KS.

Music was provided by the Michael Ning Jazz Combo. The event was sponsored by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Program, Metcalf South Shopping Center and American Federation of Musicians 34-627.


Orlando Wilson during a jam

Various groups and individuals performed
Event organizer Billie Mahoney with other tappers.