The title track from Joni Mitchell's 1972 album For The Roses is covered by jazz vocalist/pianist Diana Krall at Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration. Tribute to the legendary singer songwriter Joni Mitchell was live at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in the Music Center, Los Angeles, CA on November 6, 2018.
For The Roses is a self-portrait exploring the frustration and sadness of being a celebrity, dealing with the challenges of fame and fortune.
The live Joni Mitchell 75th birthday tribute featured performances of songs from all stages of Joni Mitchell’s life and career, across her 19 studio albums, by Emmylou Harris, Graham Nash, Kris Kristofferson, Chaka Khan, Diana Krall, Los Lobos, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Seal, Glen Hansard, James Taylor and Brandi Carlisle. The concert was led by co-musical directors, percussionist Brian Blade and pianist, composer, arranger and producer Jon Cowherd. The house band is Chris Thomas on bass, Greg Leisz on pedal steel guitar, Marvin Sewell on guitar, Jeff Haynes on percussion, Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet and Bob Sheppard on woodwinds