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The Muppet Performers and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

"It Feels Good When You Sing a Song"

"Three of These Things"

"I Don't Want to Live on the Moon"

Grover in the audience.

"Pinball Number Count"

A Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years & Counting is a Sesame Street concert held at the Rose Theater in Lincoln Center on October 25 and 26, 2019. The concert featured the Muppet cast joining the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis performing new jazz arrangements of classic Sesame Street songs in celebration of the show's 50th anniversary.

An edited version of the concert aired on PBS on October 30, 2020, using footage from both concert sessions. A digital album with most of the music from the concert was released the same day. A digital video album was released on iTunes on November 27, 2020.

The event was originally announced to take place February 7-9, 2019.[1]

Set List

Act I

arranged by Kenny Rampton
arranged by Christopher Crenshaw
arranged by Marcus Printup
arranged by Victor Goines
arranged by Sherman Irby
arranged by Kenny Rampton
arranged by Wynton Marsalis

Act II

arranged by Carlos Henriquez
arranged by Sherman Irby
arranged by Ted Nash
arranged by Victor Goines
arranged by Carlos Henriquez
arranged by Christopher Crenshaw
arranged by Ted Nash

Notes

  • For the PBS airing, the first rendition of "Three of These Things," "Mah Na Mah Na," "It's a Circle," and Ernie and Grover's routine after "Ladybug's Picnic" were cut.

Credits

Event Program

Playbills were given out at this event, with a special insert pertaining to the concert.

See also

Sources

  1. "Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2018-19 Season", WyntonMarsalis.org, February 28, 2018.
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