Songs Raul Midon plays for 'World Cafe':
- "State of Mind"
- "Sunshine (I Can Fly)"
Singer, composer and guitarist Raul Midon straddles many genres — and creates some new ones — on his latest album, State of Mind. Through it all, he injects a rousing optimism into the grooves of his music.
Born and raised in New Mexico, Raul Midon is now based in New York.
Midon, who was born in New Mexico, brings elements of old soul, jazz and Latin music to his songs. Those influences also show in his choice of collaborators: Stevie Wonder, Jason Mraz and Latin jazz flutist Dave Valentin all appear on State of Mind .