Ma, Taylor and Simon play at Sept. 11 anniversary

September 11, 2011 - 11:05 AM
Sept 11 Anniversary

James Taylor performs during a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the site of the World Trade Center in New York Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Allan Tannenbaum, Pool)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and singers James Taylor and Paul Simon are among those participating in the Sept. 11 anniversary commemoration at the World Trade Center site.

Ma has performed a piece by Bach, while Taylor has sung "You Can Close Your Eyes" and Simon has performed "The Sound of Silence."

Other musical elements in the commemoration include the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and bagpipers from the fire department, police department and the port authority.