11th Annual “A GREAT NIGHT IN HARLEM” at the APOLLO THEATER
REMINDER: The Apollo Theater will host the 11th Annual “A Great Night In Harlem” concert this Thursday night at 7PM-9PM, with over 40 legends of jazz, R&B, blues, and Rock ‘n’ Roll joining special guest Quincy Jones. Presented by Jazz Foundation of America, this event will feature performances by Macy Gray. Dr. John, Randy Weston, Bono, Bettye LaVette, Paquito D’Rivera, George Wein, Rebirth Brass Band, Treme Brass Band, David Johansen, Stanley Jordan, Sweet Georgia Brown, Essie Mae, John D. Holeman, Lakecia Benjamin, Grace Kelly, BIll Saxton, Kansas City Band: Steven Bernstein, Curtis Fowlkes , Don Byron, James Carter, Craig Handy , Victor Lewis , Geri Allen, Mark Whitfield, Art Baron, Jerry Dodgien, Kenny Davis, Ambrose Akinmusire , Frank Greene, Ray Anderson, and the organizers promise some other surprises as well.
Comedy stand up by: Darrell Hammond
The 2012 Gala Honoree: Claude Nobs
The Jazz Foundation of America (JFA) is committed to providing financial, medical and legal assistance to those great jazz and blues veterans who have paid their dues by making a lifetime of this music and find themselves in crisis due to illness, age and/or circumstance.
May 17th, 2012
253 West 125th Street, New York, NY (btw 7th & 8th Ave.)