A Jazzy Tribute to Sesame Street Is Coming to PBS This Month
Join Elmo and the gang for Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Love the music on Sesame Street? You’re not alone. PBS will celebrate the music of the beloved children’s program this month with Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration, an hour-long special featuring music from the long-running show.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration will have music provided by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Wynton Marsalis. It will also include appearances by the Sesame Street crew, including Elmo, Bert & Ernie, Big Bird, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, The Count, Abby, Hoots the Owl, and Rosita. You can watch a preview of the fun times in store below, including a star turn by Elmo, who sings the Sesame Street theme tune.
The orchestra and Sesame Street characters will play and sing long-loved Sesame Street favorites like “Rubber Duckie,” “I Don’t Want to Live on the Moon,” and “People in Your Neighborhood.” Tune in to see if the Sesame Street crew play your family's favorite Sesame Street tunes.
You can tune into the jazzy program on October 30, 2020 at 9 P.M. EST. It will air on national PBS stations. Check local listings to confirm when it will air on your station. Additionally, Lincoln Center has a number of entertainment and educational programs available to access online at jazz.org, including free concerts, archival videos, and programs for kids and adults.
Will you tune into Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration this month? What's your favorite Sesame Street episode?