GERI ALLEN & FRIENDS: CELEBRATING THE GREAT JAZZ WOMEN OF THE APOLLO
Harlem Jazz Shrines Concert Production
Saturday, May 11. 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Regular Ticket prices: $35, $45, $55 Group prices: $23, $31, $43 Single Tickets Use Code: WLKGAF $5.00 off regular ticket
Under the musical direction of jazz pianist and composer Geri Allen, this Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival concert pays homage to the great women singers and instrumentalists who have graced the Apollo stage.
Geri Allen & Friends is staged by S. Epatha Merkerson,celebrated actress and director/filmmaker, through the words and historical narrative of acclaimed author Farah Jasmine Griffin. DJ Val Jeanty will create the musical backdrop.
This performance will also feature: Dianne Reeves, The Timeline Tap Quartet, Lizz Wright, Terri Lyne Carrington, Tia Fuller, the vocal ensemble Afro Blue,actress Karen Malina White and guitarist Marvin Sewell. The Apollo's Harlem Jazz Shrines presentations are generously supported by JoAnn Price.
Additional support for Harlem Jazz Shrines is provided by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Media partner for Geri Allen & Friends is WNYC.