The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival | May 6th-11th, 2013

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Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival Calendar
May 6 – 11


2013 Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival Calendar
Updated as of April 23, 2013

All Tickets Start at $10, unless otherwise noted


Renewing
their partnership for the third year, the Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage
and Jazzmobile, Inc., in collaboration with Columbia University, have
joined forces to present the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival from May 6 –
11, 2013. These cultural organizations will present a series of concerts
and events to celebrate the rich legacy of jazz in the uptown community
while bringing both established and emerging artists to famed Harlem
venues. This year, the festival will pay tribute to The Alhambra
Ballroom, the Apollo Theater, The Baby Grand, Minton’s Playhouse, Clark
Monroe’s Uptown House, Showman’s Jazz Club, the Sugar Cane Club and the
Cotton Club. In addition to concerts at jazz shrines throughout Harlem,
festival events will take place at Harlem Stage Gatehouse, Cowin
Auditorium at Teacher’s College and Ginny’s Supper Club.

Monday, May 6, 2013


5:00 pm – Columbia University presents Harlem Jazz Shrine Dialogues:
Cotton Club in Black & White and Ann Petry: The Street – Harlem in
the 1940s. Cowin Theater at Teachers College. Free.

• 10:30 pm –
Jazzmobile presents Minton’s Playhouse: Legends on the Bandstand
featuring Late Night with Jimmy Heath and Antonio Hart. One
drink/appetizer minimum. Doors open at 10:00 pm. Ginny’s Supper Club at
Red Rooster Harlem.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

• 8:30 pm –
Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Lakecia Benjamin
& Soul Squad. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink
minimum per set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are available.
Showman’s Jazz Club.

• 10:00 pm – Apollo Theater presents
Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad.
Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink minimum per set/per
person. Free soul food appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz Club.


11:30 pm – Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with
Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad. Limited seating. Standing room
available. Two drink minimum per set/per person. Free soul food
appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz Club.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013


7:30 pm – Jazzmobile presents Minton’s Playhouse: Legends on the
Bandstand featuring Junior Mance Trio and Christian Sands Trio. One
drink/appetizer minimum. Ginny’s Supper Club at Red Rooster Harlem.


7:30 pm – Harlem Stage presents Celebrating the Sugar Cane Club of
Yesteryear featuring ERIMAJ and Fabian Almazan. Harlem Stage Gatehouse.


8:30 pm – Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Bill
Easley. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink minimum per
set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz
Club.

• 10:00 pm – Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night
Jazz with Bill Easley. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two
drink minimum per set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are
available. Showman’s Jazz Club.

• 11:30 pm – Apollo Theater
presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Bill Easley. Limited seating.
Standing room available. Two drink minimum per set/per person. Free soul
food appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz Club.

Thursday, May 9, 2013


10:00 am – Jazzmobile presents Jazz in the First Person: Fun with “The
Duke” – Lecture, Lunch, Swing. Jazz historian/author/musician Loren
Schoenberg hosts this performance, talk and interactive session for
youth. Free. For Middle School students by invitation. The Alhambra
Ballroom.

• 12:00 pm – Jazzmobile presents Swingin’ Seniors.
Lunch and performance hosted by Loren Schoenberg. Free. For Senior
Citizens by invitation. The Alhambra Ballroom.

• 6:30 pm – Apollo
Theater presents Live Wire: Harlem’s Music Legacy, a discussion hosted
by John Reddick. Free with registration. Apollo Theater.

• 7:00 pm – Serenade by Jazzmobile Vocal Competition Winner. Doors open at 6:00 pm. The Alhambra Ballroom.


7:30 pm – Harlem Stage, paying tribute to Clark Monroe’s Uptown House,
presents Marc Cary Celebrates Abbey Lincoln with “Moseka House: The
House That Abbey Built.” Abbey Lincoln’s former pianist Marc Cary
interprets Lincoln’s compositions in solo and with his Focus Trio.
Harlem Stage Gatehouse.

• 8:00 pm – Jazzmobile presents A Night
of Swinging with the Cab Calloway Orchestra, a Big Band Dance Party.
Cash Bar/ Food Available for purchase. The Alhambra Ballroom.


8:30 pm – Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with
Patience Higgins & Sugar Hill Quartet. Limited seating. Standing
room available. Two drink minimum per set/per person. Free soul food
appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz Club.

• 10:00 pm –
Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Patience Higgins
& Sugar Hill Quartet. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two
drink minimum per set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are
available. Showman’s Jazz Club.

• 11:30 pm – Apollo Theater
presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Patience Higgins & Sugar
Hill Quartet. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink
minimum per set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are available.
Showman’s Jazz Club.

Friday, May 10, 2013

• 7:30 pm –
Harlem Stage, paying tribute to Clark Monroe’s Uptown House, presents
Marc Cary Celebrates Abbey Lincoln with “Moseka House: The House That
Abbey Built.” Abbey Lincoln’s former pianist Marc Cary accompanies
vocalists Keith Ailer, Maggie Brown, Pyeng Threadgill, and Imani Uzuri
as they pay homage to Ms. Lincoln. Harlem Stage Gatehouse.

• 9:00
pm – Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Doris
Spears. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink minimum per
set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz
Club.

• 10:00 pm – Apollo Theater presents Tribute to The Baby Grand with vocalist Lezlie Harrison. Apollo Music Café.


11:00 pm – Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Doris
Spears. Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink minimum per
set/per person. Free soul food appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz
Club.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

• 11:00 am – Apollo Theater
presents Family Showtime: The Sounds of Sarah Vaughan featuring Rosena
Hill Jackson, Jason Jackson and the Jack & Hill Trio. Apollo
Theater.

• 3:00 pm – Apollo Theater presents Geri Allen &
Friends Celebrate the Great Jazz Women of the Apollo featuring Geri
Allen & Timeline Tap Quartet, Dianne Reeves, Terri Lyne Carrington,
Lizz Wright, Tia Fuller, Karen Malina White, Marvin Sewell, Dormeshia
and Afro Blue. Staged by S. Epatha Merkerson, narrative by Farah Jasmin
Griffin with Deejay Val Jeanty. Apollo Theater.

• 8:00 pm –
Apollo Theater presents Geri Allen & Friends Celebrate the Great
Jazz Women of the Apollo featuring Geri Allen & Timeline Tap
Quartet, Dianne Reeves, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lizz Wright, Tia Fuller,
Karen Malina White, Marvin Sewell, Dormeshia and Afro Blue. Staged by S.
Epatha Merkerson, narrative by Farah Jasmin Griffin with Deejay Val
Jeanty. Apollo Theater.

• 9:00 pm – Apollo Theater presents
Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Mel Davis. Limited seating. Standing room
available. Two drink minimum per set/per person. Free soul food
appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz Club.

• 11:00 pm –
Apollo Theater presents Showman’s Late Night Jazz with Mel Davis.
Limited seating. Standing room available. Two drink minimum per set/per
person. Free soul food appetizers are available. Showman’s Jazz Club.
*Schedule and Artists Subject to Change
HARLEM JAZZ SHRINES FESTIVAL VENUES
THE ALHAMBRA BALLROOM
2116 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard at 126th Street
For information, call Jazzmobile: (212) 866-4900
www.apollotheater.org

COWIN AUDITORIUM
Teacher’s College
525 West 120th Street
(212) 678-3000
“>www.harlemstage.org


SHOWMAN’S JAZZ CLUB
375 W. 125th Street (between Morningside & St. Nicholas Avenues)
(212) 864-8941
www.showmansjazzclub.com

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