JALC Orchestra with Wynton to Play Woodlawn Cemetery

Free June 11 concert commemorates jazz greats buried there

Lionel Hampton, Timex All-Star Jazz Show #2 Rehearsal, CBS Studios, New York. © 2009 Jerry Dantzic Archives. All Rights Reserved
Duke Ellington by Lee Tanner

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A free June 11 concert to take place on the grounds of the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx will feature Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The concert will feature compositions by artists memorialized at Woodlawn, including Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton and Max Roach. The event marks the 150th anniversary of the cemetery. Showtime is 7 p.m., rain or shine. Pre-registration is encouraged and tickets are available online at Woodlawn Cemetery.