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Jose James in conversation

3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 February 2013

This week Gilles catches up with Brooklyn's finest, jazz vocalist, Jose James. The two discuss his past, as well as his recently released album, No Beginning, No End, which includes a formidable list of collaborators, pianist Robert Glasper, bassist Pino Palladino and Chris Daddy Dave on drums.
Gilles Peterson has a skill for joining the musical dots, linking the musical heritage of the past with the progressive innovation of the future, and drawing upon his distinguished career as a DJ and A&R man.
He plays three hours of soul, hip-hop, house, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond including some massive tunes from the likes Joy Orbison, Bonobo and J Dilla.

Music Played

47 items
  • Image for Sheila Rickards

    Sheila Rickards Jamaican Fruit Of African Roots

    Sheila Records

  • Image for MORRI$

    MORRI$ White Hood


  • Image for Kalabrese

    Kalabrese Feeding Me (Feat Kahn)


  • Image for Letherette

    Letherette D&L (Dorian Concept Remix)

    Ninja Tune

  • Image for Veence Hanao

    Veence Hanao Chasse & Peche

    White Label

  • Image for Eddy Louiss

    Eddy Louiss Colchiques

    Heavenly Sweetness

  • Image for Laura Mvula

    Laura Mvula Green Garden (Gil Tuff Scout Remix)

    White Label

  • Roots Manuva 6Music Live Session

  • Image for Ian Pooley

    Ian Pooley Get It On (Part 1)


  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye Theme From Trouble Man (Vocal Version)


  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye T Plays It Cool (Unedited Version)


  • Image for Ty

    Ty Like You Never

    Tru Thoughts

  • Image for Donald Byrd

    Donald Byrd Cristo Redento

    Cushtilla bootleg

  • Image for Piff Gang

    Piff Gang Blue Himalaya

    Piff Gang

  • Image for Action Bronson

    Action Bronson Bird On A Wire

    White Label

  • Image for J Dilla

    J Dilla Anthem

    Pay J

  • Image for Terri Lyne Carrington

    Terri Lyne Carrington Money Jungle

    Concord Music

  • Image for 14th

    14th Closer

    White Label

  • Image for Sons of Kemet

    Sons of Kemet Adonia's Lullaby

    White Label

  • Image for [unknown]

    [unknown] Unknown

    White Label

  • Image for Mo Kolours

    Mo Kolours Tusk Dance

    One Handed Music

  • Image for Daphne

    Daphne Unknown

    White Label

  • Image for Moussa Doumbia

    Moussa Doumbia Keleya

    Orici Music

  • Image for Romare

    Romare Taste Of Honey (From The City)

    Black Acre

  • Image for Bonobo

    Bonobo Heaven For A Sinner (Feat Erykah Badu)

    Ninja Tune

  • Image for Lion Babe

    Lion Babe Treat Me Like Fire


  • Image for Donald Byrd

    Donald Byrd Blackbird

    Blue Note

  • Jose James Words & Music

    • Image for José James

      José James Vanguard

      Blue Note

    • Image for José James

      José James The Dreamer


    • Image for José James

      José James Warrior


    • Image for José James

      José James Sword & Gun (Feat Hindi Zahra)

      Blue Note

    • Image for José James

      José James It's All Over (Your Body)

      Blue Note

    • Image for José James

      José James Heaven On The Ground (Feat Emily King)

      Blue Note

    • Image for Donny Hathaway With Roberta Flack

      Donny Hathaway With Roberta Flack Where Is The Love


  • Image for Apparat

    Apparat 44


  • Image for Brandt Brauer Frick

    Brandt Brauer Frick Maimi Drift


  • Image for Brandt Brauer Frick Feat Ommas

    Brandt Brauer Frick Feat Ommas Plastic Like Your Mother


  • Image for Zed Bias

    Zed Bias Luther

    White Label

  • Image for The Hics

    The Hics Cold Air

    White Label

  • Image for CHVRCHES

    CHVRCHES Recover (Cid Rim Remix)()


  • Image for The S.O.S. Band

    The S.O.S. Band The Finest


  • Image for Johnny Chingas

    Johnny Chingas Phone Home


  • Image for Esp

    Esp Imaginary World

    White Label

  • Image for Joy Orbison

    Joy Orbison Brthdtt


  • Image for Soy Mustafa

    Soy Mustafa Bugs In The Bassbin

    Cinematic Recordings

  • Image for Marc Courtney Johnson

    Marc Courtney Johnson Nola Vocals

    White Label

  • Image for Darryl Reeves

    Darryl Reeves Donutman

    White Label


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