Jose James in conversation
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.