James Taylor 'Musical Influences'—Carnegie Hall, 5 of 9
For his Roots concert at Carnegie Hall on April 20—the second of his Perspectives series—James Taylor is joined by a host of special guests—Robert Cray, Jerry Douglas, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Danny Kortchmar, and Alison Krauss—to spotlight the variety of influences that have shaped his music.
Here, Taylor discusses the music he grew up listening to—from bluegrass and blues to church hymns—and outlines what the audience can expect to hear at that concert.
Perspectives: James Taylor
April 12 James Taylor at Carnegie Hall: A Gala Celebrating 120 Years of Carnegie Hall
April 20 James Taylor: Roots
May 6 James Taylor: Guitar Conversations
May 9 Quintessential James Taylor and his Band