Where do you end up when you ride New York City’s northbound 4 train? Woodlawn cemetery. It’s the final resting place for legends: Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Max Roach.

MC John Robinson, radio DJ Thomas Simmons and jazz vocalist T.C. III documented their journey north while exploring the genre’s history. Check out the first in a two-part series of “Last Stop on the 4 Train.”

Read this online at http://colorlines.com/archives/2014/07/remembering_jazz_greats_in_last_stop_on_the_4_train.html


Thank you for printing out this Colorlines.com article. If you liked this article, please make a donation today at colorlines.com/donate to support our ongoing news coverage, investigations and actions to promote solutions.