Pinelawn Memorial Park

Buried here are multiple artists including:

William “Count” Basie

He was one of the greatest jazz bandleaders of all time.

Ellie Greenwich

Ellie was the songwriter behind 1960s hits including “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “Chapel of Love”, “Leader of the Pack” and “Be My Baby.”

Alice Coltrane

She was a great jazz keyboard artist as well as the widow of John Coltrane.

John Coltrane

He was one of the greatest saxophone players in jazz history.

Curtis “King” Ousley

He was a popular saxophone session man who played with Sam Cooke, The Coasters, Stevie Wonder and Duane Allman. He played the famous sax solos on The Coasters “Yakety-Yak” and Aretha Franklin’s “Respect.”

Lloyd Trotman

He is best known as the bass soloist on Ben E. King’s 1961 hit recording, “Stand By Me.” He also worked with The Drifters, Ray Charles and The Coasters.

Pinelawn Memorial Park
1 Pinelawn Road
Farmingdale NY 11735
631 249-6100