Ossie D (Oswald Douglas) – member of the Fabulous Flames still carries the torch

Ossie D (Oswald Douglas) - member of the Fabulous Flames still carries the torchPerforming since childhood, Jamaican singer, dancer, choreographer, songwriter, Ossie D  (Oswald Douglas) is known for his nimble and flexible foot movements.  Ossie D, a former member of the now defunct Fabulous Flames, the first dance group in Jamaica, went with them to Toronto, Canada for two weeks to perform in the Caribana festivities in 1969.  He remained in Canada and toured with the group often sharing the stage with acts like Tavares, Love Unlimited, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Barry White, Maxine Grown, and Erma Franklyn.

Ossie D did several stints on the Jamaican north coast cabaret circuit as well as in Kingston, sometimes alone and other times as the other half of the Dynamic Duo, Ossie D and Stevie G.

Ossie D co-choreographed work on the History of Jamaican Popular Dance for the island’s independence celebrations.

Ossie D participated in shows like Youth Consciousness, Sound for Sight, stage Rage, Award of Excellence, the latter leading to a show with Third World; and Sunsplash.

In 2011 Ossie D shared the Men of Distinction, Toronto stage with Dobby Dobson, Boris Gardiner, and Pluto Shervington and excited the crowd with his agile foot gymnastics.

As recent as October 2011 Ossie D appeared in New York on Greetings Across the World (GATW) a seasonal TV show which is produced out of Kingston, Jamaica by Audio Visual Productions.

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