If You Love New York I Promise You Will Love This

Cannot tell you how much this made me smile!! Then gave me chill bumps! So many talented artists. Nice to see Alexa Ray in her dad’s song and some of the band members. Also, was that Rupert from Rupert’s Deli? Shout out to all the Dave fans. Stephen is doing a really good job and can sing.

Sara Bareilles, Idina Menzel, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Perform Billy Joel’s ‘New York State of Mind’

The video was produced to encourage the city’s recovery from the pandemic and drive civic engagement.

  New York City actors, singers, musicians, and late night hosts have come together to produce a video rendition of Billy Joel‘s “New York State of Mind” to encourage the city’s recovery from the pandemic and drive civic engagement.

The “New York State of Mind” video features an array of artists from multiple disciplines and industries – including Zeshan B., Sara BareillesMario CantoneVictoria Clark, Cautious Clay, Andy CohenStephen ColbertJerry Dixon, Chloe Flower, Billy Joel‘s daughter and singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, Joseph JoubertTom KittThe Klezmatics, The Yankees, LaChanze, Idina MenzelBrian Stokes MitchellBrian NewmanKelli O’HaraJoan Osborne, Peppermint, Angie Pontani, Anaïs Reno, Mark Rivera, David RosenthalBobby SanabriaBen Stiller and Suzanne Vega.

The performers were shot and recorded in all 5 Boroughs in locations such as Birdland, the Brooklyn Museum, Columbia University, La Casita de Chema, Maimonides Park, NYU, Open Jar Studios, Red Hook Winery, Russ & Daughters, Steinway & Sons Factory, Tom’s Restaurant, and the Wonder Wheel among many others.


Absolutely beautiful, and so well needed. thank you all. Bravo, Brava & thank each & every one of you. xoxo