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  • Marsalis & JLCO Dance Among the Gravestones

    Posted on June 20th, 2014 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center traffics in ghost stories as a matter of course, fashioning living memorials to long-gone masters of America’s indigenous art form. So it was no great shock that the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis seemed at home on June 11 playing amid the gravestones of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on Woodlawn Cemetery’s “Jazz Corner”

    Posted on June 11th, 2014 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Jazz great after Jazz great has requested to be buried near “Duke” Ellington. So now, Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, Lionel Hampton, Max Roach, and many others can all be found in Woodlawn Cemetery’s unofficial “Jazz Corner.” A concert at Woodlawn is being held tonight in celebration of these Jazz giants. Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Susan Olson, Woodlawn Cemetery historian, weigh in on their legacy and NYC’s jazz history.   Keep reading »

  • The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with JALC to Present Free Concert Honoring Jazz Legends

    Posted on April 18th, 2014 in Concerts | 0

    The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with Jazz at Lincoln Center to Present Free Concert Honoring Jazz Legends. Performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 11 Features Compositions by Those Memorialized at Woodlawn and Commemorates the Cemetery’s 150th Anniversary and Historic Ties to Jazz Greats   Keep reading »