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Jose James’s impeccable vocals bind different genres of music together which results in radiant music records. Due to his groundbreaking style and unique artisanship, he is listed among the behemoths of the modern jazz and soul. With the release of his newest album No Beginning No End, James is touring major states throughout the country. Get Jose James tickets and experience the magic of his remarkable voice when he sings his latest hits.
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A true musician at his core, James grew up listening to a number of genres. He formally learned the music during his school years and was fascinated by various styles especially jazz. James’s professional career incepted with the release of his debut album The Dreamer in 2008. Featuring a variety of music moods, the record became quite famous with the listeners. His second album BLACKMAGIC followed in 2010 and turned out to be another successful music venture. These two records won him many accolades and he performed a series of shows at some of the grand stages of the world. Among these, his performances at Royal Festival Hall, Victoria Jazz Festival, Central Park Summerstage and North Sea Jazz Festival are mention worthy. During this time, he also honed his songwriting skills that would help him in his coming albums.
One thing that has always motivated James is his faith in his abilities and the power of music. This positivity has always been the basis of his musicianship and is evident from his albums. Following his passion, James released his third full-fledged album For All We Know in May 2010. His intuitive style and treatment of the songs were greatly admired by the critics and it was also well received by the fans. Majorly labeled as a great jazz record, the album won him L’Academie du Jazz Grand Prix and an Edison Award.
Exploring the vast possibilities of the music, James dug deep and reinvented his repertoire. Working restlessly on his next album, he wanted to free himself from the label of a ‘jazz musician’. Versatility, as he claims, is the beauty of the music and an artist must display different ranges and arrangements. This belief motivated him to combine multiple genres in one album. After three years of his endless efforts, he launched his fourth and most recent album No Beginning No End in January 2013.
This album seamlessly presented his abilities to adapt to different music styles with great ease and poise. It brought together the elements of jazz, hip hop and neo soul in one place. Soft ballads like Heaven on the Ground and Come to My Door as well as gospel-laced Do You Feel, lifted the tag of jazzy sound and proved his multi-talents. The album incorporated various cultural references that helped James come out of his comfort zone and discover something new.
One of the reasons behind the diversity of this album is James’s collaboration with artists and musicians having taste and experience of different genres. These names include Emily King, Pino Palladino, Hindi Zahra, Robert Glasper and Kris Bowers. Sharing his talents of singing and songwriting with them, James learned about new techniques of recording and producing. This is the cause that ‘No Beginning No End’ is the intoxicating blend of various musical elements. All of his efforts have paid off as the listeners loved this multifaceted album. The record also gained him critical praise and expanded his fan following. Along with such great reception, this year brings him on the road where he is striking various venues. Check out the schedule and attend one of his shows happening in your town. Enjoy a variety of music shades and flavors during one event by getting your hands on Jose James tickets.