Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Singer-Songwriter Livingston Taylor Shares ‘Stage Performance’ Tips

Livingston Taylor at the Here & Now Studios at WBUR. (WBUR/Jesse Costa)

Livingston Taylor at the Here & Now Studios at WBUR. (WBUR/Jesse Costa)

For more than four decades, Livingston Taylor has performed his music around the country, charming audiences with his easygoing performance style. For the past 21  years he’s been showing Berkelee College of Music students how it’s done with his class in Stage Performance.

Now Taylor’s released “Stage Performance,” a book based on his class, with tips as simple as how to walk on stage interspersed with stories of his life on the road and practical advice about touring and dealing with the media.


  • Livingston Taylor, performance instructor at Berklee College of Music

Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on this site.
Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.