New Billie Holiday Tribute Album By José James Coming Spring 2015

JoseJames_PhotoBy_JanetteBeckman_1It’s always an exciting time when you learn that your favorite artist is working on a new album.  Blue Note recording artist José James has something very special in store for jazz fans and fans of the legendary, incomparable Billie Holiday.  Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday will be José James’ third album on the historic Blue Note label scheduled for release Spring 2015.  Check out his short films below as he gives us a behind the scenes glimpse into the making of the album and why he’s making a tribute album to Lady Day.

Don’t miss the NYC Winter JazzFest: Blue Note Now!

Featuring Robert Glasper Trio (top left), José James (top right), Derrick Hodge (bottom left), and Kendrick Scott (bottom right).
Thursday January 8 at Le Poisson Rouge NYC.