11 episodes

Norah Jones is a multi-GRAMMY winning singer and pianist who loves playing music with people, so she started her own podcast to do just that. Each episode, she sits down with a different guest for impromptu musical collaborations and candid conversation. Her guests come from all walks of life and every musical style and you never know where the songs will take them. So, come hang out in the studio. Norah Jones is Playing Along!

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    • 4.9 • 164 Ratings

Norah Jones is a multi-GRAMMY winning singer and pianist who loves playing music with people, so she started her own podcast to do just that. Each episode, she sits down with a different guest for impromptu musical collaborations and candid conversation. Her guests come from all walks of life and every musical style and you never know where the songs will take them. So, come hang out in the studio. Norah Jones is Playing Along!

    Sasha Dobson

    Sasha Dobson

    Sasha Dobson is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose life has run the gamut from swing dancing in Santa Cruz, to learning instruments on-the-fly in New York City. You’ll hear about how she and Norah met, how they encouraged and inspired each other, and ultimately came full circle in exploring music together. They’ll play some of Sasha’s striking solo compositions, duet on a Puss N Boots classic, and you’ll hear Norah's surprise performance for Sasha. Tune in for all that and the answer to what a Jazz singer is supposed to do with their hands! Recorded 3/29/21
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Rodrigo Amarante

    Rodrigo Amarante

    Rodrigo Amarante is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from Brazil whose career has spanned from the immensely popular band, 'Los Hermanos,' to his collaboration with Fabrizio Moretti and Binki Shapiro 'Little Joy,' to writing and performing the theme song to 'Narcos.' His recent albums highlight his stunning work as a solo artist. He explains growing up with Samba schools, defines Norah’s favorite Portuguese word, and they play songs from all corners of his discography, including one of their recent co-writes. Tune in and get to know this true student of life! Recorded on 6/17/2022.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Brian Blade

    Brian Blade

    Brian Blade is a world renowned drummer hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana. In addition to his own group, Brian Blade Fellowship, he’s played with the likes of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea and Norah amongst many others. He is also a composer and songwriter and can be found carrying a guitar on tour in case the spark for new music strikes. Brian & Norah discuss his penchant for listening to the lyrics while he plays and gets a better understanding for where he developed his fluid style. They put this to the test while playing some of Norah's songs and then switch up the instrumentation with Brian on guitar for a few of his songs from his band, Mama Rosa, including ‘At The Centerline’ and ‘Nature’s Law.’ So tune in as Norah dares to play drums for her drummer! Recorded on 3/6/22.
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Bobby Hall aka Logic

    Bobby Hall aka Logic

    Bobby Hall aka Logic is a brilliant rapper, producer and musician who has cut through the noise with his message of peace, love and positivity. In this episode, he and Norah discuss their relationships to their greatest hits, how to navigate through the pros and cons of social media, and finding the path that feels best for their craft. They work out an intimate version of Bobby’s iconic “1-800 song”, collaborate on a couple of his beat-driven tracks, and improvise a mashup on the spot! And you won’t want to miss Bobby’s confession to Norah, so tune in! Recorded on 6/30/22.
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Valerie June

    Valerie June

    Valerie June is a GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter, musician, a yogi, healer, poet, illustrator, children’s author and all around creative. In this episode she and Norah delve into how to overcome the dark corners of your mind and use that energy for something positive. Valerie used her energy to go from watching performers soundcheck growing up, to being a celebrated artist in her own right. Norah and Val sing and play around with duo versions of some of her most special songs. Listen in for an intense conversation with a great student of life and beautiful music. Recorded on 7/16/2021
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Chris Thile

    Chris Thile

    Chris Thile was born to play music! He began playing the mandolin at 5 years old and by 8 was in the popular bluegrass band, Nickel Creek. He went on to start the band Punch Brothers and to take the reins of Prairie Home Companion and reinvent it as his own ‘Live from Here with Chris Thile’. The conversation dives into what it was like growing up in church, making room for healthy debates, and the life-changing experience of having Alison Krauss as your producer. This episode is a wild card when it comes to music, as Chris suggests that he and Norah not only dig into his catalog, but also play some killer songs by Radiohead and Judee Sill. Recorded on 10/26/2021
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    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
164 Ratings

164 Ratings

queen of glass half full ,

Love her way!

I love Nora’s music, her laid back casual style with other musicians and her podcasts! Thank you Nora for being you!

BSamurai ,

I love this!

It honestly takes me back to listening to Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz and I love it so much.

mary ann appigney ,

Legend jazz artist

Amazing dope unique you favorite song. Dope awesome music great stuff

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