“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” bandleader Jon Batiste dishes on the first time he met the late-night host during an exclusive SiriusXM interview. Hear more from Real Jazz (Ch. 67) on our app! Click here for your trial subscription: https://siriusxm.com/yt/freetrial Please note that this content was recorded before the […]
The Town Hall inaugurated The Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact with a special presentation of the award to its first-ever recipient, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Solange Knowles. The prize, named after iconic artist and activist Lena Horne and the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, was created to […]
The “crowned prince of jazz” and GRAMMY nominee Jon Batiste, premieres two new singles “Changes” and “Don’t Stop” recorded at Spotify Studios in NYC. The Late Show bandleader vocally and instrumentally delivers a masterful, mind-blowing cover to the late Tupac Shakur’s 1998 GRAMMY award-winning hit “Changes,” as well as a fresh remix of “Don’t Stop,” the […]
By Jack Barnes Pianist, bandleader, vocalist and musical genius Jon Batiste has been nominated for Best American Roots Performance for “Saint James Infirmary Blues” at next year’s GRAMMY’s. His debut solo album Hollywood Africans was released earlier this year via Verve Label Group.
By Jack Barnes Jon Batiste, acclaimed musician and bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, will takeover The Village Vanguard for six nights, October 30th through November 4th. Backed by a full band, he’ll play two sets each night–8:30pm and 10:30pm–alongside Joe Saylor (drums), Phil Kuehn (bass), Tivon Pennicott (tenor sax), Patrick […]
By Jack Barnes Rapper Mac Miller teams up with Jon Batiste & Stay Human to play a single from his new album ‘Swimming.’ Enjoy this video stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
Jon Batiste By Jack Barnes Jon Batiste’s masterful reinterpretation of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” the lyrics of which were first published in The Atlantic in 1862, is now available to stream on all music platforms following its premiere as the theme song of The Atlantic’s podcast Radio Atlantic. The renowned jazz […]
PHOTO CREDIT: SASHA ISRAEL Jon Batiste By Jack Barnes Singer-songwriter, Jon Batiste shares his classic holiday album Christmas with Jon Batiste, an Amazon Original, which is available now, exclusively on Amazon Music. The collection of 12 original tracks includes Batiste’s collaboration with Aloe Blacc on “Endless Love”— a holiday favorite last winter. This season, he […]