Taken for Granted: Jon Batiste and the art of pushing the limit

Jon Batiste has had a record year–he was the most nominated artist at the Grammys, winning five of his ELEVEN nominations across multiple categories, including Album of the Year. And when when he’s not making musical history, he’s a touring artist, late-night band leader, and an Oscar-winning composer. In this episode, Jon talks with Adam about the process of making his genre-defying music, the power of art to make real change, his prodigious background growing up as a young musician in New Orleans, and the unique thinking and devoted journey to inspiration that propelled him into his successful and wide-ranging career.
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