Born in 1978, NY-based singer-songwriter José James was one of the young people whose introduction to Jazz came through hip hop. Undoubtedly rooted in both Jazz and Hip Hop, James’ unique sound and style continues to evolve with each album: Soul music 2.1.
Jonathan ‘Chaka’ Mahone is a member of RIDERS AGAINST THE STORM. For this Artist-to-Artist Q&A, he gets down to the nitty gritty and up to spiritual heights with Bobby McFerrin, who Chaka dubs “a vocal alchemist.”
Talking to two-time Grammy nominee Eric Roberson is like talking to a best friend. You can tell he is listening. Everything he offers to the conversation is smooth and thoughtful. It’s not just that he likes to talk; he likes to learn.