Jonathan Batiste to Receive Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Award

The National Jazz Museum's Jonathan Batiste to Receive Louis "Satchmo" Legacy Award at the Apollo Theater.
Dear Friends,
We are thrilled to announce that the National Jazz Museum in Harlem's Artistic Director at Large Jonathan Batiste has been awarded the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Legacy Award by our friends at The Apollo Theater. We invite you to celebrate with us on January 31st at 7pm for the award ceremony and a performance by Jonathan as part of the Apollo Theater's "Friday Night in Harlem", a Super Bowl celebration and mega-concert featuring four-time Grammy-Award WinnerMs. Regina Belle, and Grammy-Nominated Lalah Hathaway and Valerie Simpson, backed by contemporary jazz musicians Alex Bugnon, Victor Bailey, Lenny White. Other performances include the big band sound of the Manhattan School of Music Swing Jazz Orchestra with special guest performances byNational Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Cecil Bridgewater andArturo O'Farrill. You can also enjoy the spiritual sounds of Harlem's Mass Choir at First Corinthian Baptist Church and Grammy/Oscar nominated IMPACT Repertory Theatre in a special Gospel Tribute to Nelson Mandela. We hope to see you there!

When: Friday, January 31st at 7pm

Where: The Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street

Tickets: Tickets are $55, $80 and $105 and on sale now at Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000 and The Apollo Theater Box Office (212) 531-5355.


The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Team

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