History, celebrity, leafy beauty live on at NYC cemetery


              Michael Cumella, aka DJ MAC, dressed in 1920s garb, speaks through a vintage megaphone while leading a tour on June 27, 2021, of Jazz and Vaudeville Greats at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx borough of New York. The trolley tour visits the gravesites of Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, George M. Cohan, W.C. Handy, King Oliver and other musicians. (AP Photo/Julia Rubin)
            
              This combination of photos shows, from left, Irving Berlin singing during an interview in New York on July 16, 1942, Miles Davis playing his trumpet during the annual North Sea Jazz Festival in the Hague Netherlands on July 11, 1987, Duke Ellington playing the piano at a news conference in New York on April 24, 1969 and jazz musician Lionel Hampton performing on the vibraphone at Carnegie Hall in New York City on July 3, 1978. The final resting place of these music icons are part of a tour of Jazz and Vaudeville Greats at Woodlawn Cemetery in New York. (AP Photo)
            
              The grave of jazz great Miles Davis appears at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx borough of New York on June 27, 2021. The corner is a stop on a trolley tour of “jazz and vaudeville greats” offered by the cemetery. (AP Photo/Julia Rubin)
            
              A trolley waits during a stop on a tour of jazz and vaudeville greats at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on June 27, 2021. The tour takes visitors to the gravesites of Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, George M. Cohan, W.C. Handy, King Oliver and other musicians. (AP Photo/Julia Rubin)