James has just posted this show-stopping performance of “Copperline”, from the One Man Band DVD, on his YouTube channel.
Did you know that James co-wrote “Copperline” (originally from the album New Moon Shine) with his dear friend, Reynolds Price, was a prominent author, poet, novelist and professor who taught at Duke University for more than 50 years. Read more about Price’s extraordinary career at NYTimes.com.
Click now to see the latest release on JT’s official YouTube channel — the One Man Band performance of James’s classic “Fire And Rain”, recorded at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA in July 2007 and released on DVD later that year.
The BSO will celebrate John Williams 90th birthday with a special concert at Tanglewood on August 20. The special event, conducted by Ken-David Masur, will include James plus other guests including Yo-Yo Ma, Branford Marsalis, Jessica Zhou and others who will help honor the legendary conductor/composer. Tickets go on sale March 10 — for more details please visit BSO.org.
Click now to watch James reflect on a long-ago trip to Mallorca, police sketch artists and feelings of homesickness as introduces “Carolina In My Mind” in this segment from from the 2007 concert DVD, One Man Band, on YouTube.