Sarah Vaughan plays the piano as Duke Ellington and Billy Eckstine look on, circa The Newark, NJ-born Ms. Vaughan studied piano as a child and went on to win first prize at the Apollo Theater’s famous Amateur Night competition. Billy Eckstine was in
May, 1993 - This fellow calls himself "Dancing Harry." He can usually be found near the world famous Apollo Theater making his moves on a slick board to the sounds of Soul Brother James Brown. By Ozier Muhammad
The Enduring Power of Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’
After a breakthrough at Monterey Pop, Redding returned to California, looked out at the water and wrote the song that would define his legacy. Fifty years later, the track will be celebrated at the Apollo Theater.