Gallery: Gary native part of rock 'n' roll history

From playing the Zanzibar Lounge on 5th Avenue in Gary to the first-ever concert in Yankee Stadium and now to being part of six-time Grammy Award-winner Billy Joel's franchising performances at Madison Square Garden, Crystal Taliefero's career has been one impressive feat after another.

Gary native Taliefero, skilled at percussion, sax, harmonica and vocals, has played with Joel since 1989 and was even hailed as the music industry's Best Secret Weapon according to Rolling Stone Magazine's 125-plus People, Places and Things Ruling the Rock 'N' Roll Universe.