Vimala Rowe

A Night At The Harlem Apollo 1962

The Jazz Repertory Company

Sunday 25 September 2022, 19:00

Past Event
A Night At The Harlem Apollo 1962 Past Event

Performers

Wayne Hernandez vocals
Vimala Rowe vocals
Earl Jackson vocals
Shenton Dixon presenter
Pete Long’s 17-piece orchestra
JiveSwing Dancers

The legendary Harlem Apollo on 125th Street in New York City played host to many of the greatest stars of Jazz, Soul and Rhythm and Blues and is still going strong today.

The Jazz Repertory Company is going to take you back to a night in 1962 with some of the biggest names of the era recreated by three wonderful singers and a rocking and hard-swinging 17-piece big band.

Wayne Hernandez will be taking the role of Sam Cooke, the satin-voiced soul star whose biggest hits included ‘Cupid’ and ‘What a Wonderful World’.

Vimala Rowe performs Dinah Washington songs such as ‘Mad About The Boy’ and ‘What A Difference A Day Makes’.

Earl Jackson, who last appeared in the show A Jazz Jukebox 1957 returns to reprise his role as the late, great rock’n’roll legend Chuck Berry.

There are two sensational dancers, Joseph and Charlotte, ripping it up to the wild riffing of Lionel Hampton and getting slow and sultry to the groove of Ray Charles.

Our presenter is singer/actor Shenton Dixon and our Musical Director is the maestro of the Ronnie Scott’s Big Band and Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Pete Long.

Please note start time.

Duration: approx. 2 hours 30 mins (incl. interval)

Ticket Information

£37, £29, £24, £19

Under 18s accompanied by a full-price adult & Students under 25: half price (not available online – please call the box office on 020 7730 4500)

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