“Ahh…Professor Livingston I Presume?” — Livingston Taylor on Midwest BEAT
This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired Tuesday, November 11th @ 6pm CST
This weekly edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” features musical guest — LIVINGSTON TAYLOR – songwriter, singer, performer, author, and teacher at The Berklee College of Music in Boston.
The younger brother of platinum-selling James Taylor, Livingston has released a string of 14 albums of his own for various labels, including Capricorn and Epic Records – the first one came in 1970 and the latest “BLUE SKY” was released just this year.
This program features a few new selections from “BLUE SKY,” along with some choice Livingston tunes from past decades, including one with guest vocals from his brother James and then sister-in-law Carly Simon. A respected college music educator for the last 25 years, Livingston came to Chicagoland to host “Master Classes” for music students at The College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
While visiting the campus, Livingston scheduled two public concerts at the college’s McAninich Art Center on FRIDAY (11/14) and SATURDAY (11/15) evening at 8pm. Ticket info: www.AtTheMac.org Taylor talks with Tom Lounges about his long career, his students, songwriting and how growing up in the shadow of big brother James Taylor has never been a problem.