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Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, American vocalist José James draws inspiration from Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday and fellow Minneapolitan Prince to form a unique blend of soul jazz and true musicianship. On July 5, he performs his Blue Note-tribute to the great Bill Withers at Jazz by the Sea.

Celebrating the eightieth birth year of the legendary R&B singer/songwriter Bill Withers, Blue Note recording artist José James presents an exploration of Withers’ deep musical catalogue that continues to touch millions of hearts worldwide. With “Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers” featuring Withers’ top ten hits as well as his soul ballads and rare grooves, James brings both a deep musical appreciation and a contemporary approach to the songs and has assembled a truly all-star cast of musicians for the project.

Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist José James ...

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Line up:
  • José James (vox, gtr), Marcus Machado (gtr), Aneesa Almusawwir (bass, vox), Aaron Steele (dr)

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