Season 25, Episode 6 Armstrong: When the Saints Go Marching In

First Aired: December 14, 2000

“Armstrong: When the Saints Go Marching In,” a 100th-birthday Alice Tully Hall tribute to Satchmo (1901-71), with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Highlighting the program are re-creations of Armstrong's landmark 1927 recordings with five and seven-piece ensembles (“hot fives and sevens”). Marsalis takes Armstrong's trumpet solos. Scheduled selections include “St. James Infirmary,” “Wild Man Blues,” “Muskrat Ramble” and “Twelfth Street Rag.”

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  • Premiered: January 30, 1976
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Classical selections, dance, opera, jazz and other music from New York's Lincoln Center. Winner of numerous Emmys and two Peabody Awards, it's one of TV's most durable cultural showcases. In 1976, the year of its debut, it featured the first live telecasts… (more)

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