Tune in to LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER for Wynton Marsalis’ 50th birthday. Joined by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the acclaimed jazz musician and composer is sure to use the occasion of his birthday to throw a celebration of jazz for the ages, revisiting some of his favorite compositions and arrangements while serving up some new ones. Special guests include tap dancer Jared Grimes, vocalist Gregory Porter, pianist Marcus Roberts, violinist Mark O’Connor, Yacub Addy & Odadaa! and Damien Sneed & Chorale Le Chateau. The live broadcast will be live-streamed simultaneously on pbs.org. At 9:00 p.m. ET, a bonus hour of performances continues streaming online.
Watch Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8pm.