A Live five-hour benefit concert for hurricane relief


Led by New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis, artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, the concert will be a fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Higher Ground will be emceed by Laurence Fishburne, and along with Wynton Marsalis, the guest list includes Terence Blanchard, Ken Burns, Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Cincotti, Elvis Costello, Robert De Niro, Bill Cosby, Paquito D’Rivera, Jon Hendricks, Nora Jones, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Bette Midler, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Paul Simon, Meryl Streep, James Taylor, McCoy Tyner, Cassandra Wilson, Buckwheat Zydeco, and more. 
Saturday, September 17, 2005