Lee Olive 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.
'The Harlem Diva', grew up to the Beats of the Streets of Harlem- Blues, Calypso, Jazz, Salsa, Spirituals, Doo-Wop & R&B.Lee always loved music and gravitated towards it. Since her grandfather pastored a well-known Harlem. Baptist Church, with a strong music ministry, my her mentor was, Miss Katie James, leader of the JW Tate Chorus. Lee was only 3, when she instructed her that she was singing for the Lord, and there was no reason to be shy or afraid. She was spreading Love & the Good News, wherever she lifted her voice! Lee continues to sing in the hope that what she offers is soothing & healing in some way to her listeners.
Lee is a supporter, member, and has performed with many artistic organizations in New York including Jazzmobile, Harlem Arts Alliance, New Amsterdam Musical Association, New Heritage Theatre Group, and Harlem Opera Theater.