Tommy Smalls, August 5, 1926 – March 8, 1972, known as Dr. Jive, was an influential African-American radio disc jockey in New York City during the early days of rock and roll. He owned the Smalls Paradise club in Harlem in the 1950s. Continue Reading →
Patti Austin, born on the 10th August, 1950, is an American R&B, pop and jazz singer. Austin was born in Harlem, New York to Gordon Austin, a jazz trombonist, and Edna Austin and was raised in Bay Shore, New York on Long Island. Quincy Jones and Dinah Washington have referred to themselves as her godparents. Continue Reading →
For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition – a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. Continue Reading →
Photographs By Seitu Oronde
On Thursday, May 4-7, 2017, with Gabbie Douglas, Tameka Mallory, and many more at Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.
The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event – the, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7 pm EST in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →
TLC performing ‘Baby Baby Baby’ and ‘What About Your Friends’ live at the Apollo Theater, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
The Women of The World Festival returns to the Apollo Theater this spring after a successful premiere in 2015. Continue Reading →