JamesTaylor.com has posted the December issue of their newsletter, News from James Taylor, which features an interview with Yo-Yo Ma about their collaboration on Yo-Yo’s Songs of Joy & Peace. A video of their recording process is included, as well as the complete episode of their appearance on Charlie Rose.
There’s also a picture of James hugging a pine tree that was given to him by the Boston Symphony Orchestra for his 60th birthday. The tree will be planted on the grounds of Tanglewood.
There’s also a listing of upcoming appearances:
- December 15-21: Artist Confidential on Siriux XM
- December 24: Spectacle: Elvis Costello with James Taylor on Sundance
- December 24-26: Q-Sessions Live repeats on QVC (the QVC enhanced bonus disc version of Covers is available again, by the way)
- January 6: World Café on NPR