Wynton and Sandra Day O’Connor to Lead “A Celebration of America”

Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Rockefeller Foundation will present “A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA” in the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 19, 2009 live on CNN at 7 p.m.
The evening’s program will look back on the life of one of the greatest of all Americans, and forward to a new era under a new President. An all-star cast will illustrate that American democracy and America’s music – jazz – share the same tenets and embody the same potential for change, hope and renewal, which Dr. King himself called America’s “triumphant music.”

Special guest stars will be announced shortly.

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  1. Not having full cable, I made special arrangement to watch CNN tonight to no avail, as it was not broadcasted, and appeared to have disappeared as well from JALC/Rose Room live broadcast party. Some arrangements did not worked out in the end?I hope it will be played somewhere soon, and that We will be kept abreasted of where and when.Such a great line-up!

    Frederique on Jan 19th, 2009 at 10:29pm

  2. MTSA

    MTSA on Jan 18th, 2009 at 8:30pm

  3. Are tickets available for the Celebration of America event on January 19th. If so please provide me with details. Thanks.

    Vanessa Watson on Jan 13th, 2009 at 1:40pm

  4. Will Sweet Honey In The rock be at any of the DC special events?
    anybody know?

    Mz Mai on Jan 13th, 2009 at 1:25pm

  5. How was it?

    Karen on Jan 3rd, 2009 at 3:07am

  6. When is the interview going to be broadcast?


    Karen on Jan 3rd, 2009 at 3:06am

  7. The Foxboro High School Jazz Ensemble will play at this event!

    Zachary on Jan 2nd, 2009 at 12:47pm

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