Film, Video Interview with José James

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About this Item


  • Interview with José James


  • The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with singer and songwriter José James.

Event Date

  • May 12, 2012


  • -  Larry Appelbaum is a senior music reference librarian and jazz specialist in the Music Division at the Library of Congress.
  • -  José James is a Minneapolis-born, New York-based singer and songwriter known for fusing jazz, hip-hop, R&B and electronica. He has recorded with Junior Mance and Chico Hamilton, and he was signed to Blue Note Records one week before this interview was shot.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 7 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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