By Demian Russian
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ SIRI) will launch its fifth consecutive season of live broadcasts created as part of its exclusive partnership with New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center beginning Saturday, October 1st at 8:00 pm ET on its Real Jazz channel (Sirius and XM channel 67).
SiriusXM’s Real Jazz channel will broadcast the season premiere, featuring performances by Jimmy Heath Big Band and Jon Hendricks, with family and friends including Michelle Hendricks, Aria Hendricks, Bobby McFerrin, Dianne Reeves and Sachal Vasandani.
The fifth season of Live From Jazz at Lincoln Center, a weekly series that features performances from the 2011-12 Jazz at Lincoln Center season inside the Frederick P. Rose Theater and The Allen Room, will include performances from Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Nikki Yanofsky. SiriusXM’s Live From Jazz at Lincoln Center will also feature special concerts, including Wynton Marsalis at 50, the National Endowment for the Arts 2012 Jazz Masters Awards, piano legend Monty Alexander performing The Music of Frank Sinatra & Nat King Cole, as well as A New Holiday Revue and Big Band Hits featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
Sirius XM’s Real Jazz channel features classic jazz, featuring artists such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, McCoy Tyner, Art Blakey, Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk.
For more information on Sirius XM and its Real Jazz channel, visit www.siriusxm.com.
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