Apollo Family Showtime: 'The Sounds of Sarah Vaughan'
This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.11-05-2013 12:00:00 11-05-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Apollo Family Showtime: 'The Sounds of Sarah Vaughan' | 11am Apollo Family Showtime presents "The Sounds of Sarah Vaughan" a unique musical experience of jazz, swing, bebop, blues, standards, Latin, Broadway show tunes, spirituals, original music and original arrangements, to tell the story of "The Divine One" Sarah Vaughan. With eight time Broadway vocalist, Rosena Hill Jackson, Grammy Award winning trombonist Jason Jackson, along with an exhilarating ensemble of musicians. Presented as part of the annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=135399 Apollo Theater Apollo Theater
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Venue Description: The world-famous Apollo Theater is so much more than a historic landmark -- it is a source of pride and a symbol of the brilliance of American artistic accomplishment. The Apollo Theater is considered the bastion of African-American culture and achievement.
Since it opened in 1914, the theater has become known as the place "Where Stars are Born and Legends are Made" and "home" to thousands of major performance artists, fans, and patrons of the arts from around the world. The legendary venue has launched the careers of icons such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, James Brown, and Lauryn Hill and continues to maintain its position as the nation's most popular arena for emerging and established African-American and Latino performers.