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Overture - Nutcracker Swing (Part 7)

December 13, 2001
Avery Fisher Hall – New York

This is a Live From Lincoln Center special called “Nutcracker Swing” featuring both the New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Slatkin, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis that originally aired on PBS in December, 2001
The NY Philharmonic played a section from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker followed by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra playing the Ellington/Strayhorn arrangement of the same section.
The special started with four sections from Wynton Marsalis’ “All Rise,” introduced here by Leonard Slatkin.