Jazz at Lincoln Center to Broadcast “Ella: Forever the First Lady of Song” on November 14

New York, NY (October 19, 2020) Jazz at Lincoln Center will broadcast one of its most popular concerts, Ella: Forever the First Lady of Song, online on Saturday, November 14 at 7:00p.m. EDT.

Recorded live in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater during the Ella Fitzgerald Centennial in 2017, Ella: Forever the First Lady of Song features unforgettable performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, host Harry Connick, Jr., and special guests Renée Fleming, Roberta Gambarini, Diana Krall, Marilyn Maye, Audra McDonald, Cécile McLorin Salvant in duo performance with Sullivan Fortner, Camille Thurman, and Kenny Washington. Each performer honors Ella Fitzgerald, whose legacy and influence define a classic era of jazz.

To accommodate viewers around the world, Ella: Forever the First Lady of Song will be re-broadcast at the following times on the same evening or following day depending on region:

  • Pacific Standard Time: Same evening at 7:00p.m. PST / 10:00p.m. EDT
  • Japan Standard Time: Following day at 8:00p.m. JST / 7:00p.m. EDT
  • Central European Summer Time Following day at 7:00p.m. CEST / 1:00p.m. EDT

Ticketing Discounted tickets are available for Jazz at Lincoln Center members:

  • Chairman’s Circle, Board, and Select Donors: Free
  • Patrons program and upper level Rhythm Club: $10
  • Friends of Jazz and Lower Level Rhythm Club: $15
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Subscribers: $15

To learn more about becoming a member, visit

For non-members, $20.00 virtual tickets will be available via beginning on October 22. Each ticket purchase helps support Jazz at Lincoln Center.

On the day of the concert event, ticket holders will have access to the broadcast by logging into their Jazz at Lincoln Center account.

Since March, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s performance, education, and advocacy resources have been shared for free with the organization’s growing global community of over two million people to share in turn with their friends, family, fans, supporters, companies, and constituencies. Although The House of Swing may be dark temporarily, we at Jazz at Lincoln Center are providing resources for cultural nourishment and comfort in these uncertain times.

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