In support of his latest record Listening, Ben Taylor, the son of legendary artists James Taylor and Carly Simon, brings his latest tour to the Murray Studio Theater at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Saturday, May 4 at 8 & 10pm. Orlando native Emily Kopp will open the show.
Ben Taylor’s music is marked by a noted honesty and authenticity of feeling, starting with his tuneful and expressive voice, the kind of voice that makes its impact with the smallest turn of a whispered phrase. His memorable melodies, immaculate acoustic guitar playing and insightful, honest lyrics have been captivating fans since the moment he embarked on this journey ten years ago. As the son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, Ben has led a life in which music has always played a central role. His wit and skill as a singer-songwriter showcase an artist who is comfortable both in his own skin and with his impressive musical legacy.
His acclaimed previous releases include 2003’s Famous Among The Barns, 2005’s Another Run Around The Sun, and 2008’s The Legend of Kung Folk, Part 1 (The Killing Bite). Highlights from his previous albums include were performed on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The CBS Early Show, Last Call with Carson Daly and Howard Stern. Ben made his acting debut with a recurring role on NBC’s American Dreams and has appeared in the pages of People Magazine, Vogue, and even on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. His reviews and raves have been steady for over a decade now, with more to come. Ben Taylor has previously toured with Sheryl Crow, Blues Traveler and Ziggy Marley, among others.
Ticket prices are $20 in advance and $25 day of show
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