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It's All Over Your Body
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EveryLittleThingE
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Grandma's Hands
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Ain't No Sunshine
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Lean On Me

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    Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist Jos+¬ James has combined jazz, soul, drum'n'bass, and spoken word into his unique brand of vocal jazz. While he states his main influences as John Coltrane, Marvin Gaye, and Billie Holiday, his sound on early 12" singles and in live performances brought to mind such icons of '70s soul-jazz as Terry Callier, and his music felt more like an update of the fluid crossover approach of Gil Scott-Heron, while also being distinctly his own. James released his full-length debut album, Dreamer,... Read more

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