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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: José James “No Beginning No End”

I’ve been on the Jose James bandwagon since day 1 so let’s just say I am a bit biased when it comes to talking about one of his new releases. Ever since I bought the white label copy of “Equinox” vinyl in a London record shop in 2006, I have …

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Free Download: Jose James “Christmas Song”
Jazz

Free Download: Jose James “Christmas Song”

One more great artist is in a generous mood for the holidays. Jose James is one of greatest jazz artists to come out in the last few years and this time he tackles a christmas classic. Vocal jazz combined with christmas songs can get cheesy in a hurry but in …

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Future Classic: Jose James “Trouble”
Future Classics
Jazz Soul

Future Classic: Jose James “Trouble”

It’s no secret that we at MIMS have always had major love from Jose James. James is one of the freshest voices to hit the jazz and soul scene for a long long time and in addition to being ridiculously talented the guy is really prolific. Since he hit the …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Jose James “Coltrane (Dear Alice)”

Jose James unveils another unreleased track in honor to the late jazz legend Alice Coltrane, the wife of John Coltrane, who passed away four years from now. I don’t have any information on where this song may end up, but there is no doubt that this song could have made …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop Soul

Future Classic: Jose James “Vicadin”

José James began the process of creation of “Blackmagic” with Los Angeles beat mangler Flying Lotus (Warp / Brainfeeder) in April 2008. Throwing all their ideas between east and west coast, this duo has produced a handful of experimental hip-hop beats & melodies. This future classic is no exemption. “Vicatin” is an another …

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Jose James Tribute Mix
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Jazz

José James “Tribute Selections” by FullRange

Minneanapolis-born and London-based jazz singer and songwriter, José James is the rising star of the next generation of contemporary music. Since the release of his Equinox demo back in 2006, James’ forged his reputation by collaborating on record with a wide assortment of jazz and hip-hop acts, including, Nicola Conte, …

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Show Review and Interview: Jose James @ MTL Jazz Fest

The Montreal audience got their first taste of the much hyped Jose James. He was in town to tour his current project and first release on a US label (on Impulse! no less) along with a really exciting young talent, Jef Neve, a pianist from Belgium. US born and London …

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Montreal Jazz Fest 2010 Picks!

Here are my picks for the 2010 edition of the Montreal Jazz Fest…

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Jose James Interview
Interviews

Jose James Interview

Jose James took a few minutes off from his tour and busy schedule promoting his brand new record.

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Soul

Album Review : Jose James “Blackmagic” LP

Worldwide Release : January 24th, 2010 Label: Brownswood Jose James wants no part of the sophmore slump. Ever since being discovered by and signed to Gilles Peterson’s record label Brownswood he has more than lived up to the hype and is one the freshest faces in vocal jazz and neo-soul. …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Jose James “Lay you down”

Jose James returns to drop a few solo tracks after collabos with Jazzanova, Flying Lotus, Nicola Conte. Seriously, I still consider his “Dreamer” album to be wayyyy slept on. Nothing against Micheal Bubble, Jamie Cullum and others but in terms of Vocal Jazz, this is the real shit real here. …

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