Top Jose James Albums
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Lean On Me
Lean On Me
[2018]
Love In a Time of Madness
Love In a Time of Madness
[2017]
Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday
Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday
[2015]
While You Were Sleeping
While You Were Sleeping
[2014]
Come To My Door - EP
Come To My Door - EP
[2013]
No Beginning No End
No Beginning No End
[2013]
iTunes Festival: London 2012 - EP
iTunes Festival: London 2012 - EP
[2012]
Blackmagic
Blackmagic
[2010]
Park Bench People - EP
Park Bench People - EP
[2008]
Related Information for Jose James
Born and raised in Minneapolis, José James came of age with the sounds of Prince, hip-hop and Modern jazz. Discovering an early passion for both music and creative writing, José combined these through performance – singing jazz standards, originals, and the works of John Coltrane with his quartet throughout the Twin Cites. Becoming a member of the groundbreaking avant-garde performance poetry and jazz ensemble Ancestor Energy, José was determined to devote his life to music, community, and spiritual unity.Moving to New York City to attend The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, he was mentored by and recorded with both the legendary drummer Chico Hamilton and the pianist Junior Mance. There he also met his first ensemble that woul.. read more