Jacob Collier On Making Everyday Sounds Into Songs, And His Four-Album Project English composer, singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier first gained attention on YouTube in 2012, and since then he's signed to Quincy Jones' record label, won two Grammys and released three albums. The 25-year-old's music is a mix of jazz, neo-soul and funk. He and Sam Sanders talked about his upcoming work, his four-album project, 'Djesse' and using everyday sounds to make songs.
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Jacob Collier On Making Everyday Sounds Into Songs, And His Four-Album Project

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Jacob Collier On Making Everyday Sounds Into Songs, And His Four-Album Project

Jacob Collier On Making Everyday Sounds Into Songs, And His Four-Album Project

Jacob Collier On Making Everyday Sounds Into Songs, And His Four-Album Project

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25-year-old English musician Jacob Collier has won two Grammys since gaining recognition for his music on YouTube in 2012. Alexandra Gavillet hide caption

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25-year-old English musician Jacob Collier has won two Grammys since gaining recognition for his music on YouTube in 2012.

Alexandra Gavillet

English composer, singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier first gained attention on YouTube in 2012, and since then he's signed to Quincy Jones' record label, won two Grammys and released three albums. The 25-year-old's music is a mix of jazz, neo-soul and funk. He and Sam Sanders talked about his upcoming work, his four-album project, 'Djesse' and using everyday sounds to make songs.

Anjuli Sastry and Alexander McCall produced and edited this episode for broadcast.