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February 17, 2015

Music played a big part of SNL's 40th anniversary festivities Sunday night. ... Paul Simon returned to to the Studio 8H stage to close out SNL's 40th Anniversary special, though first he made sure the musicians of the Saturday Night Live band got the standing ovation they deserved. Backed by Lenny Pickett and Co., Simon fittingly performed a dulcet rendition of "Still Crazy After All These Years," accentuated by a blazing saxophone solo from Pickett.

Watch the video below and read more at Rolling Stone.

February 03, 2015

Saturday Night Live is celebrating 40 years with a three-hour primetime special on NBC. Paul Simon, a member of the "Five Timers Club," will be one of the guests to appear during the show, which airs February 15 at 8 p.m. EST. Be sure to tune in for this live event, 40 years in the making!

February 03, 2015

Two of the world’s most beloved musical superstars, Paul Simon and Sting, kicked off the Australian leg of their On Stage Together Tour in fine form at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre last night.

... The best concerts are the ones where the performers look like they are enjoying themselves, and that was the case here. It was great to hear two familiar voices singing lines from each other’s songs, a match of talents and charming harmonies. ... It’s a once-in-a-lifetime tour, including, no less, for the gents onstage themselves.

Read more at The Courier Mail.

Paul Simon and Sting at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on February 3, 2015

Photo credit: Marc Robertson

January 21, 2015

James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for their friend who died in 2007.

Taylor performed "Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" – the first song he played with the jazz saxophonist – in New York City on Tuesday night ... at the event dubbed “The Nearness of You” concert at Jazz at Lincoln Centre’s Appel Room.