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Moroder: Being live DJ makes me feel like Michael Jackson

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, Giorgio Moroder performs at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. For a legendary artist whose accolades including Academy Awards and Grammys, maestro Giorgio Moroder says he finally feels like an artist _ now that he is a live DJ. Moroder says performing as a DJ for an audience is “absolutely incredible.” He is readying a solo album after a near three-decade break. Last week he released the Kylie Minogue-assisted disco number, “Right Here, Right Now,” and in November, the 74-year-old released the song, “74 is the New 24.” (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For a legendary artist whose accolades include Academy Awards and Grammys, maestro Giorgio Moroder says he finally feels like a true performer — now that he’s a live DJ.

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James Taylor, Paul Simon perform at benefit for jazz great

REMOVES REFERENCE TO FREDERICK P. ROSE HALL - James Taylor performs at the Nearness of You concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for their friend who died in 2007.

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