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Address: 253 West 125th Street
City: New York
State: NY
Date Time Event Description
Apr-29-15 07:00 PM Taylor Gayle Amateur Night at the Apollo
Apr-29-15 07:30 PM Amateur Night At The Apollo
May-06-15 07:30 PM Amateur Night At The Apollo
May-06-15 07:30 PM Amateur Night at the Apollo: Show Off/Harlem Jazz Shrines
May-07-15 06:30 PM Apollo LIVE WIRE: Harlem's Music Legacy

Harlem's Music Legacy

Panel Discussion

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM


Nefertari Kirkman-Bey moderates this discussion reflecting on Harlem’s jazz legacy-- the artists, venues and styles that made Harlem central the development of the music, and the current infusion of energy in the community around this timeless art form. Presented as part of the annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival.


Panelists will include:

Lakecia Benjamin - Saxophonist/Bandleader

Jana Herzen - Founder/CEO, Motema Records

Jason Moran - Pianist; Artistic Director, Jazz at the Kennedy Center

Richard Parsons - Managing Partner, Harlem Jazz Enterprises; Chair, Jazz Foundation of America

Bill Saxton - Saxophonist; Composer; Proprietor, “Bill’s Place”


Lakecia Benjamin       Jana Herzen          Jason Moran       Richard Parsons          Bill Saxton

Join in on the discussion!  Tweet us at @ApolloEd using #HarlemsMusicLegacy or #ApolloLiveWire

**Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the event to secure seating.**

 **Registration does not guarantee seating.**

About Live Wire: 
Live Wire Discussions focus on topics pertinent to the Apollo Theater’s history and/or events that advance knowledge and appreciation of the Theater’s role in shaping American arts and entertainment.  Discussions are linked to Apollo’s larger performing arts series and events, the Apollo Archives initiative and Apollo Hall of Fame inductions.  Live Wire discussions are recorded and podcasts created in order to extend the audience reached through these events and for inclusion in the Theater’s archives.

Registration does not guarantee entry. Latecomers are admitted at the discretion of the Management. The Apollo Theater reserves the right to cancel or revoke this registration at any time.

May-08-15 10:00 PM Apollo Music Cafe: Harlem Jazz Shrines
May-09-15 01:00 PM Family Showtime: April Armstrong and Friends/The Cat Came Back
May-09-15 08:00 PM Jason Moran - Harlem Nights and U Street Lights
May-09-15 10:00 PM Apollo Music Cafe: Christylez Bacon and Black Alley
May-09-15 10:00 PM Black Alley- Christylez Bacon