Ben Folds and Sara Bareilles, both pop singer-songwriters, coach a young singer/pianist at the American Voices festival workshop at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. He sings Billy Joel’s “Only the Good Die Young.” Their advice to him and to all singers? Find your distinct voice. Even if you are doing a cover, make it your own.
American Voices with Renée Fleming premieres Friday, January 9, 2015 at 9 p.m. (Check local listings.)