Tyrone Wesley “The Bone” Proctor

Tyrone Wesley “The Bone” Proctor

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jun 2020 (aged 66)
New York, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 211013754 · View Source
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Professional Dancer. Former original Soul Train Dancer from 1972-1980. He is the creator of what is known as Waack dancing. He was nicknamed “The Bone” by the late, legendary Don Cornelius and he made history on the dance TV classic Soul Train. He was personally chosen by Don Cornelius to perform in the Don Cornelius & The Soul Train Gang Presents stadium tour in 1973. He was a winner on American Bandstand in 1975 and made numerous appearances in Right On Magazine which led to his teenaged Idol status for many years. Just to name a few, he choreographed music videos for artists such as Jody Watley, Taylor Dane, Levert, Keith Sweat, The Isley Brothers, and Johnny Kemp’s Just Got Paid. He was nominated with New Kids On The Block for Best Choreographer at the1989 M.TV. Awards. He also choreographed set visual standards for the boy band Craze. He was featured in VH1 Documentary Soul Train, The Hippest Trip in America. He taught all over the world and continued to spread the knowledge and history of Waacking until his death.

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