This edition: John Legend
Original tape date: January 23, 2017.
First aired: February 3, 2017.
Join 10-time Grammy Award winner John Legend as he takes the audience through his unique creative process, dissecting the musical and inspirational elements he uses to write a hit song. In addition to a live "songwriting jam session" with Legend at the piano, audiences will be treated to a special performance from "Darkness and Light," his critically acclaimed fifth studio album. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the craft of songwriting from the winner of the 2015 Academy Award for best original song, in conversation with Jon Pareles, the chief popular music critic in the Arts section of The New York Times