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Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers – New Video via NPR + Tribute Tour Kicks Off Jan 11

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Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers
National Tribute Tour Kicks Off January 11th

Better Off Dead” Live Video Premieres w/ NPR James bends [Better Off Dead] into a funk jam, reshaping the contour and cadence of the melody”
– NPR
“The result of the black-pop continuum, jazz and soul and hip-hop and R&B, slow-cooked for more than 50 years” 
– The New York Times
“Underlines jazz’s flexibility in relation to new pop trends, the way Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis did in the past”
 
– Pitchfork

Photo Credit: Janette Beckman 

As 2018 marks the 80th birthday of legendary singer-songwriter Bill Withers, critically acclaimed contemporary jazz and

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