melds John Coltrane and spiritual jazz with hip hop, funk and RnB and draws lyrically on the political expression of Jon Lucien, Terry Callier and James Baldwin. James wants to make a connection between all black music genres and map the lineage. For his latest set DJ Mitsu, Flying Lotus and Moodyman contributed their production talents to help the New Yorker singer shape the future of black music.
That’s private ;)
Just the sound of the waves, or João Gilberto.
You shouldn’t ride and listen to music. Not in New York!
No explanation needed!
Also the Leon Ware version. The classic!
Something bright like Corinne Bailey Rae. It’s good energy.
Usually the set from the night before. We study our shows and look for the brilliant moments!
Anything by J Dilla. Keeps you going.
Depends on the day. But normally Chopin’s Nocturne #1 In B Flat Minor. It’s very relaxing and evocative.
Back to Chopin. Plants like classical music.