NYC jazz gala adds two new headliners

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Jazz at Lincoln Center has added Diana Ross and Roberta Flack to the stellar lineup for its annual fall gala on Monday, Nov.17.

"Here's to the Ladies: a Celebration of Great Women in Jazz," benefit concert hosted by CBS-TV's Ed Bradley also features Dee Dee Bridgewater, Cleo Laine, Marian McPartland and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.


They will celebrate Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and other legendary women of jazz for their achievements.

Singer Shirley Horn will be honored with Jazz at Lincoln Center's Award for Artistic Excellence and Phoebe Jacobs will receive its Award for Leadership.

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