Presentation on theme: " Founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey after getting the idea at a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Contains the finest from Harlem’s Black."— Presentation transcript:
Founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey after getting the idea at a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Contains the finest from Harlem’s Black Churches & New York/Tri-State area Theme of every performance is: “bringing people & nations together & giving something back”.
Been in entertainment for over 40 years Was promotional director & advance man for major recording artists & film star such as Mr. T, Lionel Richie & the Commodores, and Michael Jackson Coordinated the fight between Mohammad Ali & George Foreman in Zaire
1990- performed for Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium 1995- performed for Pope John Paul II in Central Park, NYC 2001- performed with Diana Ross at US Open, Arthur Ashe Stadium, NYC 2003-performed with Whoopi Goldberg in NYC
2006- Mayor Bloomberg declares January 15 "Harlem Gospel Choir Day" in New York City 2007- The album New York Memories with Andre Rieu & Harlem Gospel Choir reaches 5X platinum status, Australia 2008- Appeared on Good Morning America's Coat drive and helped them to collect over 155,000 coats for the homeless
The older touring arm that has been blessed by Pope John Paul II in 2003 Toured Louisiana & Mississippi for the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 First gospel group to travel to Lebanon in 2008
I’m So Glad Every Time I Feel the Spirit When the Saints Go Marching In It Is Well With My Soul God First Gives You An Answer Walking in the Spirit Reach Out For the Children And many more…