‘A Great Night in Harlem’ event will Honor Herbie Hancock at the Apollo Theater tonight

Herbie Hancock - Apollo Theater

Producer Quincy Jones’ Jazz Foundation of America will be Honoring the great Herbie Hancock tonight during the 13th Annual A Great Night in Harlem event this evening at the Apollo Theater.  This gala concert benefits the Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, a great cause that raises funds to assist elder jazz and blues musicians in crisis across the country. Special guests, performers, and presenters include Bruce Willis, Chaka Khan, Questlove, The Heath Brothers (Jimmy & Tootie Heath), Verdine White, Paul Shaffer, Buster Williams, Wallace Roney, Steve Jordan, Billy Hart, Ray Parker Jr., Susan Tedeschi, Joey Alexander and more.

This year, The Jazz Foundation will honor Herbie Hancock with their Lifetime Achievement Award from Quincy Jones. Hancock will lead an all-star tribute to beloved trumpeter Clark Terry. Ten-time Grammy Award winner Chaka Khan will pay homage to Maurice White of Earth, Wind and Fire with help from special guests.

A Great Night in Harlem
Friday, October 24, 1024
Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street, New York, NY (between 7th & 8th Ave.)