David Dye http://wvasfm.org en José James On World Cafe http://wvasfm.org/post/jos-james-world-cafe Originally from Minneapolis, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/01/22/169736344/jose-james-a-broad-minded-singer-lets-the-beat-build" target="_blank">José James</a> began chasing his dreams of jazz singing at 17. He found his way to London and New York, and eventually ended up at The New School to study jazz vocals. James was always interested in a musical place where jazz, R&B, hip-hop and more can all come together.<p>James finds that musical niche on his new album, <em>No Beginning, No End</em>. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:15:00 +0000 David Dye 29679 at http://wvasfm.org José James On World Cafe Madeleine Peyroux On World Cafe http://wvasfm.org/post/madeleine-peyroux-world-cafe <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15190900/madeleine-peyroux">Madeleine Peyroux</a> started singing blues and jazz on the streets of Paris. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 22:08:00 +0000 David Dye 29127 at http://wvasfm.org Madeleine Peyroux On World Cafe The Slide Brothers On World Cafe http://wvasfm.org/post/slide-brothers-world-cafe Calvin Cooke, Aubrey Ghent and brothers Darrick and Chuck Campbell are The Slide Brothers. The band's self-titled album debut album was produced by Robert Randolph, the spectacular young pedal-steel guitarist who became the first player from the Sacred Steel tradition to break out to a wider audience.<p>On this installment of <em>World Café</em>, the band plays three songs from its album and tells host David Dye about the difference between performing for the congregation at Church of the Living God and playing on club and concert stages. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 WXPN-FM. Thu, 09 May 2013 19:30:00 +0000 David Dye 27619 at http://wvasfm.org The Slide Brothers On World Cafe Buddy Miller And Jim Lauderdale On World Cafe http://wvasfm.org/post/buddy-miller-and-jim-lauderdale-world-cafe <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/126174490/buddy-miller" target="_blank">Buddy Miller</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16295727/jim-lauderdale" target="_blank">Jim Lauderdale</a> have contributed to roots music to an immeasurable degree throughout their careers. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:45:00 +0000 David Dye 26093 at http://wvasfm.org Buddy Miller And Jim Lauderdale On World Cafe Next: Luella And The Sun http://wvasfm.org/post/next-luella-and-sun For our <em>Sense of Place: Nashville</em> week, we just had to showcase Luella and the Sun, which has made major fans out of Grimey's Records' Doyle Davis, other bands like Moon Taxi and NPR Music's <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/140955737/ann-powers" target="_blank">Ann Powers</a>.<p>The group brings together local veterans John Radford, Joe McMahan, Adam Bednarik and Melissa Mathes (a.k.a. Luella). Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:58:00 +0000 David Dye 25869 at http://wvasfm.org Next: Luella And The Sun Kail Baxley: Music From An Amateur Boxer Who Danced For James Brown http://wvasfm.org/post/kail-baxley-music-amateur-boxer-who-danced-james-brown When Kail Baxley was a kid growing up in Williston, S.C., <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15316566/james-brown" target="_blank">James Brown</a> used to challenge him to dance-offs. Baxley didn't win so much. He did better as an amateur boxer — his key to getting out of the small town and traveling to Europe and Africa.<p>Baxley eventually became as obsessed with playing guitar and writing songs as he was with boxing. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:30:00 +0000 David Dye 25547 at http://wvasfm.org Kail Baxley: Music From An Amateur Boxer Who Danced For James Brown