From the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and with a Latin twist, original interpretations of holiday favorites are performed by Eliane Elias, Arturo O'Farrill, Rebeca Mauleón, and New Orleans' modern jazz pianist, Ellis Marsalis. (Broadcast from 1-2pm, this program pre-empts The World.)
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