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Rainforest Foundation biennial all-star fundraiser at Carnegie Hall

Trudie Styler produced her biennial all-star fundraiser at Carnegie Hall with Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Jennifer Hudson, Roseanne Cash, Esperanza Spaulding, Vince Gill, Bruno Mars, opera great Bryn Terfel, Rita Wilson, Meryl Streep, and Channing Tatum with his gorgeous dancer wife Jenna, and special guest Bill Clinton. The show was called “Songs of the Silver Screen”, and aimed to raise money more for the preservation of the Rainforest and its indigenous people.

Styler, who directed the show, spoke urgently and passionately about the needs of the people of the rainforest. Bloomberg’s Amanda Gordon spoke with Trudie Styler about the Rainforest Fund and the organization’s gala.

Show setlist:
Part One
1 Sir Elton, Sting, James, Meryl – If I Only Had A Brain
2 James – Somewhere Over The Rainbow
3 Vince – I Can?t Stop Loving
4 Vince/Rita – All I Have To Do Is Dream
5 Bryn Dream – The Impossible Dream
6 Sir Elton – Moon River
7 Rosanne – Ode To Billie Joe
8 Bruno/Sir Elton – Unchained Melody
9 Meryl/Sting – Let?s Call The Whole Thing Off
10 James – Ol? Man River
11 Sting – Singing In The Rain
12 Trudie – Speech
13 Jennifer – And I?m Telling You

Part Two
1 Meryl/Sting – When You Wish Upon A Star
2 Bryn/Channing/Jenna – Roxanne
3 Sting – Suicide Is Painless
4 Rosanne – Everybody?s Talkin?
5 James – Shall We Dance
6 Sir Elton – Diamonds Are A Girl?s Best Friend
7 Vince – Pretty Woman
8 Jennifer Hudson – The Weight
9 Sting – Be Bop A Lula
10 Sir Elton – Rock Around The Clock
11 Bruno – Jailhouse Rock
12 All – You Can?t Always Get What You Want

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