in 2007 to play their era-defining hits, nearly four decades after they first performed
at the Troubadour in November 1970, a year before their Tapestry and Sweet Baby
James' albums stormed the American charts. King and Taylor are backed by the
Section, the same band that propelled those albums into homes around the world.
James Taylor had released his first album on the Beatles' Apple label, Carole King
was struggling to forge a new solo career after being one half of Goffin-King, one of
the great Brill Building songwriting partnerships of the early 60s.
Their musical friendship blossomed with Taylor's support for King and his cover of her song
You've Got a Friend. The Troubadour became the centre of a new singersongwriter
culture that also featured the likes of Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt and
Danny Kotchmar - Guitar
Daniel Kortchmar (born April 6, 1946) is a guitarist, session musician, producer and songwriter. Kortchmar's work with singer-songwriters such as Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, David Crosby, Carole King, Graham Nash, Neil Young , and Carly Simon helped define the signature sound of the singer-songwriter era of the 1970s. Jackson Browne and Don Henley have recorded many songs written or co-written by Kortchmar, and Kortchmar was Henley's songwriting and producing partner in the 1980s.
Leland Sklar - Bass
Leland Bruce (Lee) Sklar (Milwaukee, 28 mei 1947) is een Amerikaans bassist, zanger en componist. Sklar werkte met bekende artiesten als Suzy Bogguss, Jackson Browne, Phil Collins, Genesis, Rita Coolidge, Hall & Oates, Reba McEntire, Randy Newman, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Véronique Sanson, Rod Stewart, George Strait, David Crosby & Graham Nash, James Taylor, Toto en Warren Zevon.
Russel Kunkel - Drums
Russell "Russ" Kunkel (September 27, 1948) is an American drummer and producer who has worked as a session musician with many well-known artists, including Stephen Stills, Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Stevie Nicks, Carole King, Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey, and Carly Simon.