Thanks to the incredible musicians and hard-working road crew for another fantastic tour!
James and Bonnie, with their bands, kicked off the 2019 Winter US tour in Cincinnati on February 5. Click the image below to view photos from that show, tour rehearsals and some backstage hijinks!
For a look at all of James’s upcoming shows, please visit the Schedule page.
James was joined by this talented group of NY freelance musicians on Sunday night’s Super Bowl special, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Lou Marini, Horns
Evan Barker, Trumpet
Bernie Williams, acoustic guitar
Will Lee, MD, bass, shaker
Clifford Carter, Piano
Antonio Sanchez, drums, bongos
Dennis Collins, Vocals
Neal Coomer, Vocals
Chrissi Poland, Vocals
Click here to see a gallery of backstage and performance photos and scroll down to see James’s performance of “Your Smiling Face” and “Shower The People”.
Catch James’s performance on the Super Bowl Sunday special of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Sunday night, February 3 at 11:35pm ET. Tune in following the big game and your local news!
James will also tape a bonus song that will be posted to The Late Show‘s YouTube channel following the broadcast. Enjoy!
James is pleased to announce the talented musicians that will join him on his 2019 tour with Bonnie Raitt and her excellent band:
Kate Markowitz – Vocals
Arnold McCuller / Dorian Holley- Vocals
Andrea Zonn – Vocals/Fiddle
Larry Goldings – Piano
Lou Marini – Horns
Walt Fowler – Keyboards/Horns
Michael Landau – Guitar
Jimmy Johnson – Bass
Michito Sanchez – Percussion
Chad Wackerman – Drums
Please visit the Meet The Band section for more information on each band member, and check out the Schedule page for a look at all of James’s upcoming dates.
James and his All-Star Band will once again play two nights at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA, on July 3 and 4. The JamesTaylor.com presales for these shows will begin next Monday, January 21 at 10 am EST.
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Please remember: the ticket allotment provided to JamesTaylor.com for the fan presales is a very small number of tickets that sell out quickly — sometimes within the first 30 minutes. We apologize in advance for any frustration but our hope in offering the fan presale is that you will have advance opportunity to purchase great seats. Luckily, if you are unable to purchase tickets in presale, you will have a second chance during the public sale.
photo: Luis Conte
On January 28 James will join Randy Brecker, Hugh Jackman, Patti Austin, Harolyn Blackwell and more for a tribute concert honoring the late Michael Brecker at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Michael Brecker was an award winning saxophonist who featured James on his 2001 album Nearness of You: The Ballad Book. He passed away from leukemia in 2007, and proceeds from this performance will support cancer research. Tickets are going quickly, but a few remain at Jazz.org.
On February 7, for one night only, The Music Center presents Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration in theatres across the US and Canada. Featuring performances from James as well as Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Rufus Wainwright and more, Joni 75 captures a pair of tribute concerts held in honor of Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday this past November.
Tickets are on sale now at Joni75.com — check out the trailer below!