Tag: Jazz Greats

Apollo Theater honors Billie Holiday on her 100th birthday

Apollo Theater honors Billie Holiday

The Apollo Theater in Harlem celebrated the Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday by honoring the great Jazz vocalist with a plaque on the Apollo walk of fame, and lighting up the Apollo marque for the world to see. The Harlem School

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

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,

4th annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival in full swing May 4 – 10 2014

The 4th annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival (HJSF) has begun, and will run from May 4 – 10 at various venues uptown. The Apollo The­ater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmo­bile, Inc., in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Colum­bia Uni­ver­sity are presenting some of today’s