James Taylor's new album, American Standard
, will be released on February 28. The album contains 14 classics that James has completely re-imagined in his unique style. At the basis of the arrangement is not the piano, but a 2-guitar collaboration between James and jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli. Songs on the album are: 1. My Blue Heaven; 2. Moon River; 3. Teach Me Tonight; 4. As Easy As Rolling Off A Log; 5. Almost Like Being In Love; 6. Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat; 7. The Nearness of You; 8. You've Got To Be Carefully Taught; 9. God Bless the Child; 10. Pennies From Heaven; 11. My Heart Stood Still; 12. Ol' Man River; 13. It's Only A Paper Moon; 14. The Surrey With the Fringe On Top
First single from the album is Teach Me Tonight, which you can listen on YouTube
. There is also an album trailer on YouTube
More information about the album can be found on the special page that can now be accessed through the website menu.