THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Celebrates Two Musical Milestones with Concert Specials Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration and Andrea Bocelli @ 60

Great Performances – Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration

Air date: 03/02/2019

Description
The songs of legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell’s are among the most sublime musical landscapes of human emotion ever created. Mitchell’s unique musical and lyrical gifts are an unprecedented marriage of intimacy and universality, creating a sound that is incomparable, yet relatable to all. She is a trailblazer, a wanderer and a searcher, who continuously explored new territory and invited the world to join her on her journey of discovery.

In Joni 75, world-renowned artists gather to celebrate the 75th birthday of the nine-time Grammy Award winner. The all-star lineup features Brandi Carlile; Glen Hansard; Emmylou Harris; Norah Jones; Chaka Khan; Diana Krall; Kris Kristofferson; Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro and Xochi Flores; Graham Nash; Seal; James Taylor; and Rufus Wainwright. Presented by The Music Center at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, the Joni 75 concerts were recorded November 6 and 7, 2018, with musical arrangements by co-musical directors Brian Blade and Jon Cowherd.

Short Listing

Celebrate singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell’s singular musical artistry with an all-star line-up.

Long Listing

Celebrate singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell’s singular musical artistry with an all-star line-up, including James Taylor, Graham Nash, Chaka Khan, Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris, Seal and Rufus Wainwright, performing songs from her iconic career.

 

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La Marisoul, Chaka Khan, Brandi Carlile and Kris Kristofferson perform during Joni 75 at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo credit: Timothy Norris

Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Seal, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Glen Hansard and Graham Nash at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.. Photo credit: Timothy Norris

Photo credit: Timothy Norris

(L-R) Norah Jones, James Taylor, Emmylou Harris and Seal perform during Joni 75 at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on November 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo credit: Timothy Norris

(L-R) Graham Nash, Seal, Rufus Wainwright and Glen Hansard perform during Joni 75 at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on November 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo credit: Timothy Norris

Photo credit: Timothy Norris

Joni Mitchell. Photo credit: Norman Seeff

Joni Mitchell. Photo credit: Norman Seeff

Joni Mitchell. Photo credit: Norman Seeff

Joni Mitchell. Photo credit: Norman Seeff