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Upcoming DVD Salutes Apollo Theater

In March 2004, some of the biggest names in jazz, R&B, hip-hop, rap, gospel and Latin music, including Branford Marsalis (pictured), Harry Connick Jr. and Herbie Hancock, gathered at the Apollo Theater, a national landmark in the heart of Harlem, for “Apollo At 70: A Hot Night In Harlem,” a gala benefit event held to commemorate 70 years of the theater’s rich musical heritage, and the now it arrives on DVD September 14 from Rhino Home Video.

Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Vivica A. Fox, and Denzel Washington, along with were also among the numerous actors, musicians, performers and dignitaries that gathered for the celebration that combined live music, comedy and dance.

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