Go Behind The Scene with Jon Batiste For Bleu Magazine Issue #60

The multi-talented phenomenon Jon Batiste is Bleu Magazine 60th Issue cover

Watch the making of our 60th Issue Cover with one of Hollywood's Best, singer, songwriter, and composer, Jon Batiste


Apr. 18 2019, Updated 1:35 p.m. ET

Jonathan Michael Batiste is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer, and television personality. Along with Stevie Wonder, Prince, Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey, Roy Hargrove, Juvenile, and Mavis Staples, he has collaborated on records and given live performances. From 2015 to 2022, Batiste performed every night as the bandleader and musical director on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with his band Stay Human. Batiste holds the positions of Creative Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and Music Director at The Atlantic. He co-wrote the soundtrack for the Pixar animated picture Soul in 2020, and as a result, he shared the Academy, Golden Globe, Grammy, and BAFTA Film Awards with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. With 20 nominations, Batiste has won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for his album We Are (2021). The documentary film American Symphony, which documents the process of composing Batiste's first symphony, included Batiste in 2023.

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