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Max Roach, Village Vanguard to Be Honored in New York

Stars from the world of jazz and beyond will gather in Lincoln Center’s Avery Fischer Hall in New York City Nov. 11 when Jazz at Lincoln Center ([email protected]) presents “Manhattan Rhapsody,” a benefit concert being held to support the educational activities, concert programs, and broadcasts produced annually by [email protected]

What would a [email protected] function be without Wynton Marsalis? He’ll be there for sure, performing classic, Big Apple-oriented tunes with his Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. The night’s bill also boasts the esteemed talents of Metropolitan Opera singer Denyce Graves, Broadway star Patti Lupone, folk icon Paul Simon and film director Woody Allen, who’ll be playing clarinet with his New Orleans Jazz Band. Woody’s actually pretty darn good on the licorice stick; claims he practices every day.

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