JT will join Dixie Chicks, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Jason Mraz, and Steven Tyler at the 2014 “MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala” honoring Carole King on January 24 in Los Angeles. See the Tour page for details. Bonus Video: JT and his canoe head off to find some new songs.
“Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House,” will be broadcast May 28 on PBS television stations at 8 p.m. Eastern. Carole King, JT, Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, Jesse McCartney, and Trisha Yearwood will perform. Update: The PBS site now has the entire show available to watch online.
A clip from the “2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song” ceremony honoring Carole King is now available to watch on YouTube. The entire ceremony, including a performance by JT, will be broadcast on PBS television stations on Tuesday, May 28 at 8 p.m. Eastern.
JT will perform at a White House ceremony honoring Carole King, recipient the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, Jesse McCartney, Trisha Yearwood, and Carole King herself are also scheduled to perform at the May 22 ceremony.
JT will join Aerosmith, Boston, Jimmy Buffett, Godsmack, The J. Geils Band, Carole King, and New Kids on the Block on May 30 for a “Boston Strong” concert benefiting Boston Marathon bombing victims. See the Tour page for ticket details.
Amanda Brecker, daughter of jazz musician and JT friend Randy Brecker, has released a new album of covers of classic songs by JT and Carole King. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune has a review of the album, which is titled “Blossom” and available now from Amazon.com.