Jose James ‘Trouble’

Minneapolis-born jazz singer and composer Jose James finally releases fourth album on Blue Note next week and it’s about time you checked him out. ‘No Beginning No End’, produced by bass legend Pino Palladino features the likes of Robert Glasper and Kris Bowers moves through many genres: fitting in with current R&B innovators like Frank Ocean or Miguel without forgetting the legends with a strong influence coming from Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, D’angelo and Maxwell.

‘Trouble’ has been milling around for a while (the album was pushed back from last summer) but in today’s gray and snow, let’s enjoy Jose’s warm and sultry tones:


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