Lee Olive Tucker - Harlem Diva
~ Songsmith ~ Wordsmith
Jazz ~ Blues ~
Gospel ~ R&B
LeeOlive Tucker is
an American Jazz vocalist, educator, actress, song writer, and
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
Association, 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 greatness.
She is a walking history book of the culture of Harlem.
She is known for singing conscious Civil Rights music, blues, smooth
Basa Vovas, 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.
She grew up around music.
Her father was a singer, and her daughter is a singer.
This is a musical family. 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!
clip of live of a previous performance:
Harlem Diva at Cleopatra's Needle with Dr. Mannan