Wynton playing live at Jazz at Lincoln Center tonight

Posted on September 17th, 2005 in Concerts | Tags: benefit, concerts, higher ground, katrina, new orleans

Tonight Live From Lincoln Center will put on a special nationwide broadcast of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. The show will be live from the Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall.


The broadcast is a presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York and will be shown on PBS stations from 8:00-11:00 p.m. ET, and continue until 12 midnight on WNET and on other participating stations around the country (check local listings).

Lincoln Center will make the broadcast feed available to other networks including BET, BET Jazz, VH1 Soul/Classics, and Link TV.

Higher Ground will also broadcast on WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and WNYC, New York Public Radio 93.9 FM, and internationally via National Public Radio Worldwide. XM Satellite Radio will carry this concert live on its network from coast to coast on the Real Jazz channel (channel). The concert will also be streamed live on NPR, WBGO JAZZ 88.3 FM, and XM Radio.

Featured Artists include Wynton Marsalis, Laurence Fishburne, Terence Blanchard, Ken Burns, Shirley Caesar, Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Cincotti, Bill Cosby, Elvis Costello, Aaron Neville, Robert De Niro, Renee Fleming, Herbie Hancock, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Bette Midler, Toni Morrison, Arturo O’Farill, Dianne Reeves, Paul Simon, Meryl Streep, James Taylor, McCoy Tyner, Robin Williams, Cassandra Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Buckwheat Zydeco, and many others.