Jon Batiste

Batiste in 2023 Jonathan Michael Batiste (born November 11, 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer, and television personality. He has recorded and performed with artists including Stevie Wonder, Prince, Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey, Roy Hargrove, Juvenile, and Mavis Staples. Batiste, with his band, Stay Human, appeared nightly, as bandleader and musical director on ''The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'' from 2015 to 2022.

Batiste also serves as the music director of ''The Atlantic'' and the Creative Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. In 2020, he co-composed the score for the Pixar animated film ''Soul'', for which he received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award and a BAFTA Film Award (all shared with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross). Batiste has garnered 5 Grammy Awards from 20 nominations, including an Album of the Year win for his album ''We Are'' (2021).

In 2023, Batiste was featured in the documentary film, ''American Symphony,'' which records the process of Batiste composing his first symphony. Provided by Wikipedia
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