Jose James + special guests JD73 + DJ Matt Halsall

  • Saturday | 13.04.13
  • 8.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £13.50 / &p...

Vocalist Jose James has consistently dazzled critics and audiences alike with his deft combination of soul, hip-hop and jazz. With a rich baritone reminiscent of Terry CallierJon Lucien and Gil-Scot Heron, he cites John ColtraneMarvin Gaye and Billie Holiday as inspirations in creating beautiful, timeless, show-stealing songs. Followed by DJ Matt Halsall spinning soulful tunes til late.

Recently signed to Blue Note, he’s touring on the back of his debut for this iconic label –  No Beginning No End. his most personal statement yet and a huge critical success – James has begun to explore new stylistic avenues of music with breathtaking results. Simply wonderful live with a huge stage presence he’s an utter joy to watch – catch this enigmatic and exhilarating artist in the intimacy of Band on the Wall while you still can.

Special guests tonight are the incredible JD73 featuring sizzling jazz/funk/broken beats full of old keyboards, bass, drums, guitar and kicking horn section.