Vocalist ~ Songsmith ~ Wordsmith
Jazz ~ Blues ~
Gospel ~ R&B
Tucker is an American Jazz vocalist, educator, actress,
song writer, and mentor.
She is known in New York City as
the Jazz Diva.
She sings Gospel, Jazz and freedom songs.
She works with many art and entertainment groups, organizations, and
venues in the New York City area.
She has also lived and performed on St. Thomas, West Indies.
She is a supporter of the arts.
She is a supporter, member, and has performed with many artistic
organizations in New York,
such as; Jazzmobile, Harlem Arts Alliance, New Amsterdam Musical
New Heritage Theatre Group, and Harlem Opera Theater.
The New Heritage Theatre Group is one of the oldest
African American performance groups in New York City.
Her life, her community is a testimony of Harlem's cultural
She is a walking history book of the culture of Harlem.
She is known for singing conscious Civil Rights music, blues, smooth
and various genre's of Jazz, Soul, and pop.
She can be seen around town doing Sunday morning Gospel brunches,
and in the evenings doing Jazz, Blues, etc.
She has a very personal approach.
When you hear her sing and witness her performances you will feel
like you know her,
and you can feel her life flowing through her artistic
LeeOlive Tucker is a native New Yorker.
LeeOlive has a rich Harlem History.
is a part of a deeply musical family. She
grew up around music.
Her father was a singer, and her daughter is a singer.
Three generations of singers.
LeeOlive Tucker grew up in a musical family and community.
Her father was a jazz artist. She was raised in Harlem.
LeeOlive Tucker is a non-stop Diva!
YouTube clip of live of
a previous performance:
The Harlem Diva at
Cleopatra's Needle with Dr. Mannan