4-time Grammy nominee Boney James is among a small group leading the way in the contemporary jazz genre. In 2009, this saxophonist/songwriter/producer was named by Billboard magazine as one of the Top 3 Contemporary Jazz Artists of the Decade. Boney's right at home writing and playing R&B tunes too, having collaborated with Morris Day, The Isley Brothers, Faith Evans , Angie Stone and many others throughout his career. Multi-award winning program director Ray White caught up with Boney backstage in August of 2018 to talk about his Honesty project, that became his eleventh #1 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart and also reached #22 on their Current Albums chart - his highest pop chart debut to date. His upcoming album is titled Solid, and it's another "can't miss" release. One of the best-selling music artists of all-time, Usher, is featured in our showcase segment by Coool CAT's Lisa Davis. His latest single is Don't Waste My Time. For more info on our 30-minute shows, visit us at Coool CAT - "Where Old School Is New School...Again."
Marcus Miller is king of the funky bass and an outstanding composer, producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist. Throughout his storied career he's worked with Miles, Herbie, Luther and Sanborn. Marcus has been nominated for numerous Grammy awards throughout the years, winning two. Our Ray White, a multi-award winning program director, talks with Marcus about his latest album Laid Black, his days on Saturday Night Live and much more! Exclusive insights right here on Coool CAT, with your "Hostess with the Mostest," Lisa Davis.