NEW YORK (AP) _ James Brown, Ray Charles, Branford Marsalis and Sting are in the lineup for this year's JVC Jazz Festival.

The 13-day program was announced Tuesday. The festival begins June 14, with performances all over the city.

Free concerts will be held in Manhattan's Bryant Park on June 23-25.

Charles performs June 25 and Brown June 26 at Avery Fisher Hall. Sting joins Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr. on June 25 at the Beacon Theater.