Paul Simon might be New York's quintessential songwriter: He was born in Jersey, he's worked with people from Queens to Ghana, and though he changes styles radically and frequently, his favorite subject remains his own experience. Simon, along with Art Garfunkel, sent his first song to the Library of Congress in 1956, at 14 years old. On April 1, he begins "Love in Hard Times," a month-long performance residency at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that will feature work from the entirety of... More >>>
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Multi-trick pony: Simon's three-part BAM project revisits The Capeman, Graceland, and his American songbook.