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James Taylor to Perform at Bethel Woods with Jackson Browne

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As a recording and touring artist, James Taylor has touched people with his warm baritone voice and distinctive style of guitar-playing for more than 50 years, while setting a precedent to which countless young musicians have aspired.
BETHEL - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced that legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor will perform at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Friday, June 19 with special guest Jackson Browne.
Tickets will go on-sale to the public on Friday, February 7 at 10 a.m. at BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-653-8000.

James Taylor releases his new album, American Standard on February 28 via Fantasy Records.
The new collection marks Taylor's 19th studio album and his first release since 2015's Before This World, his first #1 career album. On American Standard, Taylor infuses new sounds and fresh meaning into these timeless works of art, reimagining some of the most beloved songs of the 20th century and making them completely his own.
“I've always had songs I grew up with that I remember really well, that were part of the family record collection - and I had a sense of how to approach, so it was a natural to put American Standard together,” explains Taylor. “I know most of these songs from the original cast recordings of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, including My Fair Lady, Oklahoma, Carousel, Showboat and others.” He adds, “In terms of how they were performed and recorded before, we paid attention to the chords and melody, but we were interested in doing something new, and in bringing something new to it, we've reinterpreted the songs, that's what makes it worth doing.”
In addition to the new album, Taylor has announced a major US tour with special guest Jackson Browne, reaching 26 cities, nationwide.
To learn about additional member benefits and pre-sale access, please visit www.bethelwoodscenter.org/join-give/join.






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