Revivalist Exclusive: José James x Taylor McFerrin

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José James and Taylor McFerrin discuss their musical connection and forthcoming projects in an exclusive video interview with The Revivalist. They detail how they initially became acquainted, the 20-hour plane ride that sparked their collaborative relationship, their subsequent friendship and how the strength of that musically driven bond informs the improvisational creativity they employ in performance – their one-two punch of vocal dexterity takes center stage as they interpolate the art of scatting with beatbox aesthetic. José James has more surprises up his sleeve, with a performance of Al Green‘s “Simply Beautiful” for Capitol’s 1 MIC 1 TAKE series. Check the video below. Scroll down to watch the full interview with Taylor McFerrin and José James at The Revivalist.

>>>Watch José James x Taylor McFerrin at The Revivalist

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