The Piano Man is great guy! News broke recently that Billy Joel was kind enough to make a student’s dream come true: the opportunity to go on stage and actually play piano alongside a living legend. At a Vanderbilt question and answer session, a freshman named Michael Pollack asked the one simple question. “I was wondering if I can play with you. I would accompany you, that is.”It didn’t take long at all for Joel to accept the offer. After a few minutes of Joel and Pollack conferring together to discuss the song’s arrangement, they begin playing a Joel gem “New York State of Mind. Way to Billy! You’re one great guy! Face Book here.