Jazz harmonica pioneer Toots Thielemans will celebrate his 90th birthday with performances featuring special guest Herbie Hancock at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on September 28-29 at 8 p.m. The NEA Jazz Master other guests will include pianist Kenny Werner, guitarist Oscar Castro-Neves, pianist/vocalist Eliane Elias, vocalist Ivan Lins, vocalist/guitarist Dori Caymmi, bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Rafael Barata.
Thielemans last performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center in 2004 at Alice Tully Hall.
A free pre-concert lecture will be led by Kenny Werner nightly at 7 p.m.
Frederick P. Rose Hall is located in the Time Warner Center in New York.
All tickets can be purchased through JALC or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500.