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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.

November 25, 2014

Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bobby McFerrin and additional special guests will perform at The Nearness of You Benefit Concert, to be held at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 20, 2015. The concert will honor 15-time Grammy Award winning saxophonist Michael Brecker.

Proceeds from the concert will support cancer research at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the work of Azra Raza, MD and Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhil.

November 25, 2014

The annual fall fundraising event for the Michael J. Fox Foundation may be called A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson’s, but after last year’s, when Mr. Fox accompanied Chris Martin on guitar for “ Johnny B. Goode ” in the style of “Back to the Future,” the party might be in need of a title change. The big moments now are all about rock ’n’ roll.

This year, an equally sublime moment was shared with the evening’s musical entertainer Paul Simon on, yes, “You Can Call Me Al.”

November 13, 2014


Tickets on sale Friday, November 21 at 9am

As previously announced Paul Simon& Sting will bring their critically-acclaimed On Stage Together tour to Europe in 2015. A concert has just been added for Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Thursday 9th April.

Tickets are priced from £49 incl. booking fee and available from the Odyssey box office, Ticketmaster outlets and online at General on-sale begins Friday, 21st November at 9am