A Tribute To The Apollo

A Night Of Glitz & Glamour


Ronnie Height

Born in Seattle, Washington, began his career at the age of 16. While in high school he performed with the singing group "The Five Checks". Ronnie left Seattle in 1957 and moved to Los Angeles, CA. While working at the Beverly Hills Health Club, Ronnie was discovered by recording executive Herb Newman of Era Records.  In 1958, Ronnie's first recording "Come Softly To Me" made it to the Top Billboard 100 (million seller).

Mel Biggs

A native of Brooklyn, New York. Like many kids and young people during the 1950's, Mel began his interest in music in the church. He later became a member of several acappella street corner groups before meeting and joining James Sheppard and The Heartbeats. In 1957 the group had a nation-wide hit called "A Thousand Miles Away". Mel joined the Air Force and continued singing in acappella vocal groups in the service. Upon his discharge, he returned to New York, performing in Night Clubs then moved to California. 


 Kathy Bee

Award winning singer/song writer Kathy Bee has performed for audiences both large and small across the U.S. singing a variety of musical styles with her 3 octave range...variety is her specialty.

Her performances inspire members of the audience, reminding them to have a positive outlook, to always keep hope alive, and to never give up!


Chauncey Rumford AKA Sir Chauncey

Smooth crooner extraordinaire, Sir Chauncey has been singing and interested in music since early childhood. Voice lessons continued through college, after which he joined the Navy in 1951. He ventured into Special Services where he entertained throughout Hawaii and along the East and West Coasts of the U.S.

He later entertained as a soloist and with groups in clubs and on cruise ships.